HyperDic: railroad_track

English > 1 sense of the expression railroad track:
NOUNartifactrailroad track, railroad, railwaya line of track providing a runway for wheels
English > railroad track: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA line of track providing a runway for wheels.
Example"he walked along the railroad track"
Synonymsrailroad, railway
Part ofline, railway line, rail lineThe road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
Partstie, railroad tie, crosstie, sleeperOne of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track
track, rail, rails, runwayA bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
Narrowerbroad gaugeA railroad track (or its width) broader than the standard 56.5 inches
gantletThe convergence of two parallel railroad tracks in a narrow place
narrow gaugeA railroad track (or its width) narrower than the standard 56.5 inches
siding, railroad siding, turnout, sidetrackA short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
standard gaugerailroad track having the standard width of 56.5 inches
switchrailroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections
BroadertrackA pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels
Spanishferrocarriles, ferrocarril, vía férrea, vía
Catalanferrocarril

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