Definition of flatcar in English:


Line breaks: flat|car
Pronunciation: /ˈflatkɑː


North American
  • A railway freight wagon without a roof or sides.
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    • It was a huge railway mortar, a flatcar with a giant gun on it.
    • The plantation-style tree farm, founded in 1955, started moving truck trailers loaded with trees on railroad flatcars in 1988.
    • I later learn the Friends of the Bodie Railway & Lumber Company have found and restored one of the old flatcars, now displayed at June Lake.

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