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rolling stock

noun [U] uk   us  
the engines and carriagesthat are used on a railway
Translations of “rolling stock”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鐵路上使用的所有車輛(包括機車、車廂等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 铁路上使用的所有车辆(包括机车、车厢等)…
(Definition of rolling stock from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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