A container placed on a chassis that is in turn placed on a railroad car.

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FLUID

A substance readily assuming the shape of the container in which it is placed; e.g. oil, gas, water or mixtures of these. A general classification including liquids and gases.

DRUM

A container with a capacity of 55 U.S. gallons.

POUR POINT

Lowest temperature at which an oil or distillate fuel is observed to flow, when cooled under conditions prescribed by test method ASTM D 97. The pour point is 3°C (5°F) above the temperature at which the oil in a test vessel shows no movement when the container is held horizontally for five seconds.

BELLOWS

Corrugated cylindrical container which moves as pressures change, or provides a seal during movement of parts.

TRUNNION BEARING

A bearing used as a pivot to swivel or turn an assembly.

CLOF

Container Liner Operators Forum

BEAR AWAY

Turn away from the wind, often with reference to a transit.

GASH FANNY

A refuse container or dustbin.

HARDEN UP

Turn towards the wind; sail closer to the wind.

ROUND TO

To turn the bow of a vessel into the wind.

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