a line with lighter-weight equipment and roadbed than a main-line .
a , especially one operating over relatively short distances.
Also called trackway. any line or lines of forming a road of flanged-wheel equipment.
Chiefly British. .
a permanent track composed of a line of parallel metal rails fixed to sleepers, for transport of passengers and goods in trains
any track on which the wheels of a vehicle may run: a cable railway
the entire equipment, rolling stock, buildings, property, and system of tracks used in such a transport system
the organization responsible for operating a railway network
(modifier) of, relating to, or used on a railway or railways: a railway engine, a railway strike
1812 in modern sense, from rail (n.1) + way. Earlier used of any sort of road on which rails (originally wooden) were laid for easier transport (1776).
/ˈreɪlˌweɪmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a worker on a railway, esp one other than a driver
[rey-muh nt] /ˈreɪ mənt/ noun 1. clothing; apparel; attire. /ˈreɪmənt/ noun 1. (archaic or poetic) attire; clothing; garments n. c.1400, “clothing, vesture” (archaic), shortening of arayment “clothing” (late 14c.), from Anglo-French araiement, from Old French areement, from areer “to array” (see array (v.)).
[rahy-mohn-dee, -mon-; Italian rahy-mawn-dee] /raɪˈmoʊn di, -ˈmɒn-; Italian raɪˈmɔn di/ noun 1. Marcantonio [mahr-kan-toh-nee-oh;; Italian mahr-kahn-taw-nyaw] /ˌmɑr kænˈtoʊ niˌoʊ;; Italian ˌmɑr kɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA), c1480–c1534, Italian engraver.
[reyn] /reɪn/ noun 1. water that is condensed from the aqueous vapor in the atmosphere and falls to earth in drops more than 1/50 inch (0.5 mm) in diameter. Compare (def 6). 2. a , , or shower: We had a light rain this afternoon. 3. rains, the season; seasonal , as in India. 4. […]