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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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Start by researching and examining the morphology of boxcars. What is basically obvious about them?
Rail boxcars and intermodal containers both exhibit a lower emissions profile than trucks; use of either will reduce traffic accidents and damage to freeway pavement; and both offer the flexibility of using a truck at either end of the rail journey.
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The excess railroad boxcar and its Pad 16 contents have been classified as low-level waste and will be buried at SRS observing all regulatory requirements.
After a few minutes, word traveled back to their boxcar. Something on the tracks.
A statement from Boxcar read: "Muhammad Ali has vastly improved since being admitted to the hospital over the weekend with a mild case of pneumonia.
"The walls were thick: cool in the summer and warm in winter,'' Lillian Haggard Rea, the musician's 93-year-old sister, recalled of the boxcar that their father, James Haggard, a carpenter with the Santa Fe-Southern Pacific Corp., converted by hand during the Depression.
I beckoned him out of the boxcar and he stepped down.
Believed to be one of the last of its era in existence, the 10-ton boxcar was purchased for $6,000 and shipped from a storage facility in Cottbus, Germany to Michigan in September 2011.
The new approach offers greater sensitivity for cell motility analysis while decreasing the impact of total cell area on measurements by using an algorithm based on spatial boxcar averaging of redistributed pixels.
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The dumping area had huge trash containers, each about the size of a railroad boxcar, set down in a pit.