a railroad having locomotives with a cogged center driving wheel engaging with a cogged rail, to provide sufficient traction for climbing steeper grades than is possible with ordinary wheels.
(mainly US) other terms for rack railway
Carriage of Goods by Sea Act
[kogz-wel, -wuh l] /ˈkɒgz wɛl, -wəl/ noun 1. an armchair having a fixed, sloping back, open sides, and cabriole legs.
[kog-hweel, -weel] /ˈkɒgˌʰwil, -ˌwil/ noun 1. (not in technical use) a gearwheel, especially one having teeth of hardwood or metal inserted into slots. /ˈkɒɡˌwiːl/ noun 1. another name for gearwheel
noun, Mineralogy. 1. . [bawr-nuh-nahyt, bohr-, boo r-] /ˈbɔr nəˌnaɪt, ˈboʊr-, ˈbʊər-/ noun, Mineralogy. 1. a sulfide of lead, antimony, and copper, PbCuSbS 3 , occurring in gray to black crystals or granular masses.