Translation of carriage in Spanish:
- 1 countable 1.1 (horse-drawn)Example sentences1.2 (British English) (Railways)
- She was among 15 tourists hurt when a convoy of horses pulling carriages along the steep mountain paths from the glacier bolted unexpectedly, throwing the passengers to the ground.
- They were among fifteen tourists hurt when the horses pulling their carriages bolted unexpectedly during a tour of the Briksdal glacier in Stryn, western Norway, on Monday.
- For instance, most English city streets were built when ‘traffic’ consisted of small carriages pulled by skinny horses.
also: baby carriage(American English)
- The boat trains and beautiful Pullman carriages are now replaced by the Eurostar.
- The Christmas train consisted of modern passenger carriages, generator cars and a caboose, with a diesel switch engine on either end.
- The first 12 train carriages for the high-speed railway arrived at Kaohsiung Harbor yesterday.
- 2 countable 2.1 (of typewriter)Example sentences2.2
also: gun carriage
- In assembly, where practically every operation is manual, engines shuttle down the line on carriages that swivel to allow workers easy access from any angle.
- This also means swiveling around the sliding carriage that holds the file, and duplicating the angles you used earlier.
- 3 uncountable (transport) the carriage of goodsel transporte de mercancíascarriage paid/forward (British English)porte(s) (masculine (plural)) pagado(s)/a pagarcarriage free (British English)franco de porte
sin porte(s)Example sentences
- She was escorted to a police carriage that would take her to the execution site.
- Here the traffic consisted not of coaches and carriages but of wagons and hand-carts.
- Sweden and Denmark even manage to ferry carriages across the Baltic sea with no problem.
- 4 uncountable (bearing) [formal]Example sentences
- He had very handsome features with a strong muscular frame, tall and strong-limbed with graceful carriage and dignified bearing.
- This is a broad definition, encompassing essentially the whole carriage and deportment of the body.
- Her carriage was royal, and her bearing haughty and most formal.
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