Definition of freight car in English:

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freight car

Pronunciation: /ˈfrāt ˌkär/


North American
A railroad car for carrying freight.
Example sentences
  • A covered freight car, the kind that often carries automobiles, suffered slight damage.
  • The common gondola car is a freight car with low sides and ends, a solid floor, and no roof.
  • The woman was turning her vehicle in the wide freight car to face the open double doors.

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Syllabification: freight car

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