Sleeping car
Sleeping Sleep"ing, a. & n. from {Sleep}. [1913 Webster]

{Sleeping car}, a railway car or carrriage, arranged with apartments and berths for sleeping.

{Sleeping partner} (Com.), a dormant partner. See under {Dormant}.

{Sleeping table} (Mining), a stationary inclined platform on which pulverized ore is washed; a kind of buddle. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sleeping-car — ⇒SLEEPING CAR, SLEEPING, subst. masc. CH. DE FER, vieilli. Wagon lit. Couloir d un sleeping; garçon de sleeping. Comme ils voyageaient en troisième, ils ne virent qu à l arrivée la comtesse de Baraglioul et sa fille aînée qu amenait de Paris le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sleeping car — Car Car, n. [OF. car, char, F. cahr, fr. L. carrus, Wagon: a Celtic word; cf. W. car, Armor. karr, Ir. & Gael. carr. cf. {Chariot}.] 1. A small vehicle moved on wheels; usually, one having but two wheels and drawn by one horse; a cart. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sleeping car — / sli:piŋ kɑ:/, it. /zlipin kar/ locuz. ingl. [comp. di sleeping, sost. verbale di (to ) sleep dormire , e car carrozza, vagone ], usata in ital. come s.m. (ferr.) [vagone ferroviario fornito di letti] ▶◀ vagone (o carrozza) letto, wagon lit.… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • sleeping-car — /zˈlipin kar, ingl. ˈsliːpɪŋˌkɑ(r)/ [vc. ingl., comp. di sleeping, propriamente gerundio di to sleep «dormire» e car «carrozza»] s. m. inv. (ferr.) vettura letto, vagone letto, wagon lit (fr.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • sleeping car — sleeping cars N COUNT A sleeping car is a railway carriage containing beds for passengers to sleep in at night …   English dictionary

  • sleeping car — (Brit. also sleeping carriage) ► NOUN ▪ a railway carriage provided with beds or berths …   English terms dictionary

  • sleeping car — (ingl.; pronunc. [eslípin cár]) m. Coche cama …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • sleeping-car — |celipimg car| s. m. Carruagem cama (nos caminhos de ferro).   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • sleeping car — ☆ sleeping car n. a railroad car equipped with berths, compartments, etc. for passengers to sleep in …   English World dictionary

  • sleeping car — n a railway carriage with beds for passengers to sleep in = ↑sleeper …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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