rail diesel car

noun

Definition of rail diesel car

: a self-propelled railroad car powered by a diesel engine and capable of operating as a single unit or in combination with other rail diesel cars as a train abbreviation RDC — compare railcar

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“Rail diesel car.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rail%20diesel%20car. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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