Gantlet



[gant-lit, gawnt-] /ˈgænt lɪt, ˈgɔnt-/

noun
1.
Railroads. a track construction used in narrow places, in which two parallel tracks converge so that their inner rails cross, run parallel, and diverge again, thus allowing a train to remain on its own track at all times.
2.
2 (defs 1, 2, 4).
verb (used with object)
3.
Railroads. to form or lay down as a gantlet:
to gantlet tracks.
[gant-lit, gawnt-] /ˈgænt lɪt, ˈgɔnt-/
noun
1.
1 .
/ˈɡæntlɪt; ˈɡɔːnt-/
noun
1.
a section of a railway where two tracks overlap
2.
(US) a variant spelling of gauntlet2
/ˈɡæntlɪt; ˈɡɔːnt-/
noun
1.
a variant of gauntlet1

see gauntlet (n.1).

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