flatcar

play
noun flat·car \ˈflat-ˌkär\

Definition of flatcar

  1. :  a railroad freight car without permanent raised sides, ends, or covering

First Known Use of flatcar

1861


FLATCAR Defined for English Language Learners

flatcar

play
noun

Definition of flatcar for English Language Learners

  • : a railroad car without sides or a roof that is used for carrying goods


FLATCAR Defined for Kids

flatcar

play
noun flat·car \-ˌkär\

Definition of flatcar for Students

  1. :  a railroad car without sides or a roof that is used to carry freight



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up flatcar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

set in a bent position

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!