HyperDic: sidetrack

English > 2 senses of the word sidetrack:
NOUNartifactsidetrack, siding, railroad siding, turnouta short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
VERBmotionsidetrack, depart, digress, stragglewander from a direct or straight course
sidetrack > pronunciation
Soundssay'dtrae.k
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English > sidetrack: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass.
Synonymssiding, railroad siding, turnout
Broaderrailroad track, railroad, railwayA line of track providing a runway for wheels
Spanishapartadero, vía muerta, vía secundaria, vía subsidiaria
Catalanapartador, via de servei, via morta, via secundària
English > sidetrack: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningwander from a direct or straight course.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsdepart, digress, straggle
Broaderdeviate, divertTurn aside
Spanishmarcharse, partir, salir
Catalananar-se'n, marxar, sortir

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