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depressed center car
depressed center car[di¦prest ′sent·ər ‚kär]
A flat railroad car having a low center section; used to provide adequate tunnel clearance for oversized loads.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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