Neben den Tipps der traditionellen Spättipper hm -- us und bluepulina (ich habe mich gestern sehr darüber gewundert, dass hm -- us bluepulina als caboose bezeichnet hat und das nicht wirklich mit den Wörterbucheinträgen bei LEO - Güterzugbegleitwagen, really? - in Übereinstimmung bringen können (-: ) fehlen für heute noch die Tipps von Kronos327 und skye! (harambee)
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caboose (Amer.) [ugs.] – der Hintern
caboose (Brit.) [NAUT.] – die Kombüse
caboose [TECH.] – der Güterzugbegleitwagen [Eisenbahn]
caboose (Amer.) – der Dienstwagen [Eisenbahn]
to bring up the rear [fig.] – das Schlusslicht bilden
to bring up the rear [fig.] – das Schlusslicht machen
Dictionary: bring up rear
latecomer – der Nachzügler
straggler – der Nachzügler
late arrival – der Nachzügler
caboose – ... 2: a freight-train car attached usually to the rear mainly for the use of the train crew
3: one that follows or brings up the rear
caboose – 1. The last car on a freight train, often having kitchen and sleeping facilities for the train crew, and used as a vantage point for spotting problems on the train, such as smoking brakes or the separation of cars. The introduction of electronic sensors has made the caboose unnecessary.
caboose – (US) a small railroad car, usually at the back of a train
caboose – 1: (North American) A railway wagon with accommodation for the train crew, typically attached to the end of the train.
caboose – On a freight train, a caboose is a small car, usually at the rear, in which the crew travels. [US] ...
in BRIT, use 'guard's van'
A caboose is a manned North American railroad car coupled at the end of a freight train. Cabooses provide shelter for crew at the end of a train, who were formerly required in switching and shunting, keeping a lookout ...
The caboose also served as the conductor's office, and on long routes included sleeping accommodations and cooking facilities.
A similar railroad car, the brake van, was used on British and Commonwealth railways (the role has since been replaced by the crew car in Australia). ...
Cabooses were used on every freight train in the United States until the 1980s, when safety laws requiring the presence of cabooses and full crews were relaxed. ... Nowadays, they are generally only used on rail maintenance or hazardous materials trains ... or on heritage and tourist railroads.
Es gibt und gab verschiedene Ausführungen von Begleitwagen. Die bekanntesten sind wohl die sogenannten Caboose der amerikanischen Eisenbahnen. Sie waren bis zum Ende der 1980er Jahre am Schluss jedes Güterzuges zu finden. Mittlerweile wurden sie durch ein elektronisches Kontrollgerät, das End-Of-Train-Device, ersetzt.
In the simplest terms, a caboose was the last car of the train, where the conductor and brakemen rode.
An endearing piece of equipment, even to the general public, the car was an all too common sight that many folks anticipated watching pass as the end of the train went by.
Meryl Streep: The Oscars should not be the 'caboose' of awards season ...
Streep ... made the bold suggestion that the Oscars should kick off the kudos season: “I think the Academy should move it up to Jan. 1 and preempt everybody else. That is the big Kahuna, it’s the one that counts. And I think it’s just so bizarre that they allow themselves to be the caboose.”
Now that we have decided who is first in line for the vaccine, just one question remains: Who should go last? ...
We’re supposed to be talking about who should be the caboose on the vaccine train.
Officials with the central Ohio school districts in the latter half of the vaccine schedule said they wished they could have gotten the vaccine sooner. ...
“Somebody’s got to be the engine and somebody’s got to be the caboose” ...
There's also a silver lining to being at the back of the line, Dick added.
“If there are any kinks with (administering the vaccine) between now and then, they’ll already be worked out when they get to us,” he said.
General Honore’s report may already be done, with its announcement being delayed for the right moment, as the Biden Dept. of Justice probably does not want to be the caboose on the Trump investigation train.
Economics is, if anything, a lagging variable. If you analyze the data, economics is more likely to be the caboose than the engine of social change.