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rolling stock
n.
The equipment available for use as transportation, as automotive vehicles, locomotives, or railroad ca
rs, owned by aparticular company or carrier.
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright 2011 by Houghton
Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All
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rolling stock
n
(Railways) the wheeled vehicles collectively used on a railway, including the locomotives, passenger c
oaches, freightwagons, guard's vans, etc
Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 HarperCollins
Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

rolling stock
n.
the wheeled vehicles of a railroad, including locomotives, freight cars, and passenger cars.
[185055]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005,
1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

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N 1rolling stock - collection of wheeled vehicles owned by a railroad or motor c
o . arrier
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n wheeled
vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for tra
nsporting things orpeople; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in
Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
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