dining car

dining car
noun Date: 1838 a railroad car in which meals are served

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dining car — dining cars N COUNT A dining car is a carriage on a train where passengers can have a meal …   English dictionary

  • dining car — n a carriage on a train where meals are served = ↑restaurant car …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dining car — ☆ dining car n. a railroad car equipped to serve meals to passengers …   English World dictionary

  • dining car — ► NOUN ▪ a railway carriage equipped as a restaurant …   English terms dictionary

  • Dining car — A dining car on an Austrian inter city train in 2008. A dining car (American English) or restaurant carriage (British English), also diner, is a railroad passenger car that serves meals in the manner of a full service, sit down restaurant. It is… …   Wikipedia

  • dining car — noun a passenger car where food is served in transit • Syn: ↑diner, ↑dining compartment, ↑buffet car • Derivationally related forms: ↑dine (for: ↑diner) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • dining car — UK [ˈdaɪnɪŋ ˌkɑː(r)] / US [ˈdaɪnɪŋ ˌkɑr] noun [countable] Word forms dining car : singular dining car plural dining cars the part of a train that is a restaurant …   English dictionary

  • dining car — din|ing car [ daınıŋ ,kar ] noun count the part of a train that is a restaurant: Let s go back to the dining car for a good breakfast …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dining car — a railroad car equipped with tables and chairs, in which meals are served. Also, esp. Brit., restaurant car. Also called diner. [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • dining car — din·ing car || daɪnɪŋ railroad car equipped as a restaurant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dining car — din′ing car n. rai a railroad car equipped for serving meals …   From formal English to slang

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