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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Wrecking \Wreck"ing\, a. & n. from Wreck, v. [1913 Webster] Wrecking car (Railway), a car fitted up with apparatus and implements for removing the wreck occasioned by an accident, as by a collision. Wrecking pump, a pump especially adapted for pumping water from the hull of a wrecked vessel. [1913 Webster]