single-track railroad

одноколейная железная дорога

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • single-track — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having but one track a single track railroad 2. : lacking intellectual range, receptiveness, or flexibility : one track with a single track mind devoted solely to his duty Leo Crane * * * /sing geuhl trak /, adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • single-track — /sing geuhl trak /, adj. 1. (of a railroad or section of a railroad s route) having but one set of tracks, so that trains going in opposite directions must be scheduled to meet only at points where there are sidings. 2. having a narrow scope; one …   Universalium

  • railroad — I n. (esp. AE) 1) to manage, run, operate a railroad 2) a double track; elevated; single track railroad 3) a railroad from; to II v. (colloq.) (d; tr.) ( to force ) to railroad through (to railroad a bill through a legislature) * * * [ reɪlrəʊd]… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Railroad directions — are used to describe train directions on railroad systems. The terms used may be derived from such sources as compass directions, altitude directions, or other directions. However, the railroad directions frequently vary from the actual… …   Wikipedia

  • railroad — /rayl rohd /, n. 1. a permanent road laid with rails, commonly in one or more pairs of continuous lines forming a track or tracks, on which locomotives and cars are run for the transportation of passengers, freight, and mail. 2. an entire system… …   Universalium

  • Railroad switch — For other uses, see Switch (disambiguation). A right hand railroad switch with point indicator pointing to right …   Wikipedia

  • Track (rail transport) — Permanent way redirects here. For other uses, see Permanent way (disambiguation). Twin rail tracks in a wooded area …   Wikipedia

  • railroad — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. railway; main or trunk line, spur; model railroad; tramline, tramway, trolley or streetcar line, street railway, subway. See transportation. v., informal, rush or push through, expedite; slang, frame …   English dictionary for students

  • track — n. awareness 1) to keep track of (to keep track of expenses) 2) to lose track of 3) close track (to keep close track of smt.) course for racing 4) a fast; muddy; slow track 5) a cinder track; racetrack; running track path, road 6) a cart track… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • track — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 marks left behind by a car/a person/an animal ADJECTIVE ▪ deep ▪ fresh ▪ animal, car, tyre/tire ▪ The beach is criss crossed with animal tracks …   Collocations dictionary

  • Railroad electrification in the United States — comprised many different systems in many different geographical areas, few of which were connected. Despite this, there were a small number of common reasons for electrification.Streetcars and interurban systems are not within the scope of this… …   Wikipedia

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