Definition of rolling stock in English:

rolling stock

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[mass noun]
  • 1Locomotives, carriages, wagons, or other vehicles used on a railway.
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    • Locomotive sheds and coaling facilities might cover many acres, and many companies developed manufacturing works capable of turning out locomotives and rolling stock.
    • The workshop in which they maintain the present rolling stock and restore old locomotives was moved.
    • In the short run the only way to obtain the necessary locomotives and rolling stock was from abroad; thus a programme of imports was implemented.
  • 1.1US The road vehicles of a trucking company.

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