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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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TransCold Express will operate on BNSF Railway, with cargo being transferred from truck to boxcar through a new refrigerated building operated by National Logistics and Cold Storage (NLCS).
I beckoned him out of the boxcar and he stepped down.
In the boxcars there were young and old, sick and well, mothers with their nursing babies, pregnant women, packed like sardines and weak from standing.
Each boxcar can transport four truckloads of produce.
The new boxcars offer 25 per cent more capacity than that of the 800 older paper boxcars, which have now been eliminated.
After returning home from his jewelry business in Budapest, the teenage Samuelson and other Jews of his village were rounded up by the Nazis and crammed into boxcars for the trip to the Auschwitz death camp.
These boxcars were used to transport men and horses to and from the fighting fronts.
At large MRFs and paperstock plants, wheeled loaders move loose paper grades tipped from collection trucks onto waiting trucks or boxcars.
BNSF), Forth Worth, Texas, is set to acquire 700 high-tech refrigerated boxcars over the next two years.
US law officers and railroad police are stopping trains and searching boxcars in a Wild West-style manhunt for Rafael Resendez-Ramirez, the tattooed Mexican ex-convict wanted for eight killings.
In May of 1995, at the nadir of economic collapse sparked by peso devaluation, residents of a down-at-the-heels Monterey railyard colony stopped a freight train and broke open boxcars filled with imported corn.
Across the country's plains sealed boxcars are carrying names: how long will they travel, how far, will they ever leave the boxcar- don't ask, I can't say, I don't know.