tank car

Railroads. a car containing one or more tanks for the transportation of liquids, gases, or granular solids.

1870–75, Americanism

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tank wagon or esp (US and Canadian) tank car
a form of railway wagon carrying a tank for the transport of liquids
tank car or esp (US and Canadian) tank car

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Example sentences
And more costs in a state that is bleeding red ink by the tank car.
Severe loads seen in normal service are responsible for numerous incidents of
  tank car structural damage or complete failure.
In particular, the vast majority of hazardous materials shipped by rail tank
  car arrive safely and without incident.
Name all of the component parts of a tank car's loading valve system.
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