a structure, usually made of concrete, that is used to support and guide trains or individual vehicles that ride over it.
noun 1. (def 2).
[gahyd] /gaɪd/ verb (used with object), guided, guiding. 1. to assist (a person) to travel through, or reach a destination in, an unfamiliar area, as by accompanying or giving directions to the person: He guided us through the forest. 2. to accompany (a sightseer) to show points of interest and to explain their meaning or […]
[gwee-doh; Italian gwee-daw] /ˈgwi doʊ; Italian ˈgwi dɔ/ noun 1. a male given name. masc. proper name, Italian, literally “leader,” of Germanic origin (see guide (v.)). As a type of gaudy machoism often associated with Italian-Americans, 1980s, teen slang, from the name of character in Hollywood film Risky Business” (1983). noun A gaudy macho type: […]
[gahyd-n] /ˈgaɪd n/ noun, Military. 1. a small flag or streamer carried as a guide, for marking or signaling, or for identification. 2. the soldier carrying it. /ˈɡaɪdən/ noun 1. a small pennant, used as a marker or standard, esp by cavalry regiments 2. the man or vehicle that carries this n. “small flag,” 1540s, […]