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  Words related to railroad

Related / Similar Words: railroad track, railway, railroad line, railway line, railway system, dragoon, sandbag

 

Definition:
  • a line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track";
  • line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system;
  • transport by railroad;
  • supply with railroad lines; "railroad the West";
  • compel by coercion, threats, or crude means; "They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone";

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    Hyponyms: broad gauge, gantlet, narrow gauge, siding, railroad siding, turnout, sidetrack, standard gauge, switch, cable railway, funicular, funicular railway, cog railway, rack railway, elevated railway, elevated railroad, el, overhead railway, metro, subway, tube, underground, monorail, rail, scenic railway

     

    Part Meronyms: line, railway line, rail line

     

    Derivational Morphology: railroad track, railway, railroad line, railway line, railway system, rail technology, railroading

     

    Anagrams: lard oil

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 鐵路   Dutch: spoorweg  
    Finnish: rautatie   French: chemin de fer  
    German: Eisenbahn   Hebrew: מסילת רכבת  
    Hungarian: vasút   Italian: ferrovia  
    Japanese: 鉄道   Korean: 철도  
    Portuguese: estrada de ferro   Russian: железная дорога  
    Spanish: ferrocarril   Swedish: järnväg  
     
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