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boxcar

[′bäks‚kär]
(communications)
One of a series of long signal-wave pulses which are separated by very short intervals of time.
(engineering)
A railroad car with a flat roof and vertical sides, usually with sliding doors, which carries freight that needs to be protected from weather and theft.
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Combined the railroads in Canada have more than 100,000 box cars, grain cars, flat cars, tank cars, auto carriers and they all need parts.
They control a fleet of approximately 23,000 railcars, including covered hoppers, box cars, tank cars, gondolas and coal cars, which they lease to shippers, railroads and fleet owners.
Part 4 - Supply of box cars and hopper in the form of a lease.
New characters have been added to the Thomas Wooden Railway range including Arthur, Toad, Scruff, Duncan, Fergus, Skarloey, and Devious Diesel, alongside three new feature twin-pack sets - Box Cars, Sodor Dairy Cars and the Light-Up Aquarium Cars.
Together they fed the younger boys chocolate, then swept them toward the orphanage and away from the oncoming box cars.
AA: Riding my bike, making soap box cars and hanging out in the tree house with my best friends Gina Lash, Gordy Rhinehart and Johnny Abatti.
Hotchkiss says being directly linked to CN's vast car supply should enable them to utilize more flat cars instead of the 10 to 15 box cars they ship out on weekly basis.
Box cars and snake eyes, the Boston, full-house, five-book no-trump uptown, six-book hearts-trump downtown.
The railroad cars, which are located in Hooks, TX, consist of steel tankers, steel box cars and steel flat beds.
There should be nothing unusual about railroad crossings, but recently it seems that the intersection of cars and trains has been anything but usual in the Valley, and as the box cars started rolling past, I found myself thinking about William Huskisson.
Timken's solution has enabled Rana Gruber to increase load capacity on its box cars by 20 percent and significantly lower operating costs.