railway

  • 1 Railway — Logo der Band Gründung 1977 Genre Hard Rock Aktuelle Besetzung Gesang Walter Wicha …

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  • 2 railway — ⇒RAILWAY, subst. masc. Vx. Chemin de fer. Nous attendons une heure le départ du railway pour Liverpool (MICHELET, Journal, 1834, p. 151). J ai repris le chemin de fer. Le rail way court sur une digue qui, d un côté, est battue par les lames du… …

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  • 3 railway — rail‧way [ˈreɪlweɪ] noun [countable] 1. TRANSPORT TRAVEL a method of travelling or moving goods by train; = railroad AmE: • Britain s railways • ra …

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  • 4 Railway — Разработчик Sim Games Дата выпуска 2011 Версия 1.0 Жанры Симуляторы …

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  • 5 railway — railway, railroad The usual word in BrE is railway, and in AmE railroad. Railroad is used in both varieties as a verb meaning ‘to coerce into a premature decision’ …

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  • 6 Railway — (engl., spr. rēl ŭē, auch Railroad, spr. rōd, »Schienenweg«), Eisenbahn …

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  • 7 railway — (n.) 1838 in modern sense, from RAIL (Cf. rail) (n.1) + WAY (Cf. way). Earlier used of any sort of road on which rails (originally wooden) were laid for easier transport, from 1776 …

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  • 8 railway — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. 1) a track made of rails along which trains run. 2) a system of such tracks with the trains, organization, and personnel required for its working …

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  • 9 railway — [rāl′wā΄] n. 1. any track with rails for guiding wheels; specif., a road laid with parallel steel rails along which run passenger cars that are lighter than railroad cars 2. RAILROAD …

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  • 10 Railway — Railroad Rail road (r[=a]l r[=o]d ), Railway Rail way (r[=a]l w[=a] ), n. 1. A road or way consisting of one or more parallel series of iron or steel rails, patterned and adjusted to be tracks for the wheels of vehicles, and suitably supported on …

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  • 11 railway — (BrE) (AmE railroad) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ mainline (esp. BrE) ▪ high speed ▪ disused (BrE) ▪ narrow gauge, standard gauge …

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  • 12 railway — Synonyms and related words: L, branch, cable railway, cog railway, el, electric railway, elevated, elevated railway, embankment, feeder, feeder line, gravity operated railway, horse railway, junction, light railroad, line, main line, metro,… …

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  • 13 railway */*/*/ — UK [ˈreɪlweɪ] / US noun Word forms railway : singular railway plural railways British 1) a) [countable] the metal track that trains travel on. The American word is railroad The path continues along a disused railway. b) [only before noun]… …

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  • 14 railway — railwayed, adj. railwayless, adj. /rayl way /, n. 1. a rail line with lighter weight equipment and roadbed than a main line railroad. 2. a railroad, esp. one operating over relatively short distances. 3. Also called trackway. any line or lines of …

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  • 15 railway — [[t]re͟ɪlweɪ[/t]] ♦♦♦ railways 1) N COUNT A railway is a route between two places along which trains travel on steel rails. [mainly BRIT] The road ran beside a railway. ...a disused railway line. (in AM, usually use railroad) 2) N COUNT A railway …

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  • 16 railway — n. 1) (esp. BE) see railroadI 2) a scenic railway (BE) 3) a cog; rack railway 4) a narrow gauge; normal gauge railway * * * [ reɪlweɪ] normal gauge railway rack railway (esp. BE) see railroad I a cog a narrow gauge a scenic railway …

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  • 17 railway*/*/*/ — [ˈreɪlweɪ] noun [C] British 1) the system of travelling by train, and all the people and things that are connected with it a railway station/carriage[/ex] She s worked on the railways all her life.[/ex] 2) railway or railway line the metal track… …

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  • 18 Railway — Chemin de fer Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chemin de fer (homonymie). Voie ferrée électrifiée …

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  • 19 railway — / reɪlweɪ/ noun a system using trains to carry passengers and goods ● The local railway station has frequent trains to London. ● They are planning to close the railway line as it isn’t economic. ● The country’s railway network is being modernised …

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  • 20 railway — n. 1 a track or set of tracks made of steel rails upon which goods trucks and passenger trains run. 2 such a system worked by a single company (Great Western Railway). 3 the organization and personnel required for its working. 4 a similar set of… …

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