power car

noun

Definition of power car

1a : a railroad car equipped with machinery for supplying heat and electricity to a train
b : a railroad car having controls for operation alone or with other cars as a train
2 : a usually faired in structure supported from or suspended beneath the hull of an airship and carrying the engine or engines used for propulsion

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“Power car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/power%20car. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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