Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a rail line, directly or indirectly connected with a main line, having its own stations and service.
Historical Examples

The Railroad Problem Edward Hungerford
At Good Old Siwash George Fitch
The Passionate Friends Herbert George Wells
The Railroad Problem Edward Hungerford
Howards End E. M. Forster
The Railroad Problem Edward Hungerford
The Railroad Problem Edward Hungerford
Morale Murray Leinster

(railways) a secondary route to a place or places not served by a main line


Read Also:

  • Branch-off

    Diverge, subdivide, as in It’s the house on the left, just after the road branches off, or English and Dutch branched off from an older parent language, West Germanic. This term alludes to a tree’s growth pattern, in which branches grow in separate directions from the main trunk. [ Second half of 1800s ] Also […]

  • Branch–out

    a division or subdivision of the stem or axis of a tree, shrub, or other plant. a limb, offshoot, or ramification of any main stem: the branches of a deer’s antlers. any member or part of a body or system; a section or subdivision: the various branches of learning. a local operating division of a […]

  • Branch-point

    Electricity. a point in an electric network at which three or more conductors meet. Mathematics. a point such that analytic continuation of a given function of a complex variable in a small neighborhood of the point produces a different functional value at the point.

  • Branch-prediction

    branch prediction processor, algorithm A technique used in some processors with instruction prefetch to guess whether a conditional branch will be taken or not and prefetch code from the appropriate location. When a branch instruction is executed, its address and that of the next instruction executed (the chosen destination of the branch) are stored in […]

Disclaimer: Branch-line definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.