Definition of boxcar in English:


Line breaks: box¦car
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒkskɑː


North American
  • An enclosed railway freight wagon, typically with sliding doors on the sides.
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    • Workers for Skywork, a Gibson City-based firm, have started sandblasting a boxcar and a caboose on the north side of the museum grounds.
    • The TLC will handle lumber, steel, aluminum and food products, and is designed to load and unload all types of railcars from centerbeams to boxcars and gondolas.
    • Several Western Maryland cars were alongside along with a boxcar and caboose.

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