rack car

noun

Definition of rack car

1 : a freight car having end racks but no sides and used primarily for hauling pulpwood loaded crosswise on the car
2 : a railroad flatcar equipped with a 2-level or 3-level framework for transporting motor vehicles

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“Rack car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rack%20car. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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