What is train?

  • (noun): A series of consequences wrought by an event.
    Example: "It led to a train of disasters"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Train

A train is a connected series of rail vehicles propelled along a track (or "permanent way") to transport cargo or passengers.

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Zoomerang (Alabama Adventure) - Train
... The train was built by Arrow Dynamics and features 7 cars, seating 4 per car (28 total) ... sides as well as a new airbrushed logo on the front of the train ... The train was repainted purple with green stripes for the 2009 season ...
KLIA Transit - Gallery
... ERL Station platform at night Inside a KLIA Transit train Train passing the station The interior of a KLIA Transit train Train logo for KLIA Transit ...
Vale Of Rheidol Railway - Operation
... line has three steam locomotives for passenger trains and one diesel locomotive ... loops at Capel Bangor and Aberffrwd which are operated by the train crew The line is worked by tokens, which authorise the driver to enter a single line section ... Bridge The Duty Officer regulates train running, giving permission for trains to enter the single line sections, recording train movements on the Train ...
KLIA Transit - Journey
57 kilometres from KL Sentral to KLIA Duration 36 minutes Train Frequency Once every half hour Departure Times KL Sentral First train at 0533hrs Last train at 0003hrs ...
Trains in Popular Culture
... See Rail transport in fiction List of train songs Toy train Train game Rail transport modelling CategoryTrain simulation video games ...

More definitions of "train":

  • (verb): Drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground.
    Synonyms: trail
  • (verb): Train to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it.
    Example: "Train the vine"
  • (verb): Travel by rail or train.
    Synonyms: rail
  • (verb): Undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession.
    Synonyms: prepare
  • (noun): A sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding.
    Example: "Train of mourners"; "a train of thought"
    Synonyms: string
  • (verb): Aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment.
    Example: "Don't train your camera on the women"
    Synonyms: aim, take, take aim, direct
  • (noun): Piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor.
    Example: "The bride's train was carried by her two young nephews"
  • (noun): Public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive.
    Synonyms: railroad train
  • (verb): Prepare (someone) for a future role or function.
    Synonyms: prepare, groom
  • (noun): A procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file.
    Example: "They joined the wagon train for safety"
    Synonyms: caravan, wagon train
  • (verb): Teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports.
    Synonyms: coach
  • (verb): Exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition.
    Example: "She is training for the Olympics"
  • (noun): Wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed.
    Synonyms: gearing, gears, geartrain, power train

Famous quotes containing the word train:

    Anyone who has a child today should train him to be either a physicist or a ballet dancer. Then he’ll escape.
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)

    I would love to meet a philosopher like Nietzsche on a train or boat and to talk with him all night. Incidentally, I don’t consider his philosophy long-lived. It is not so much persuasive as full of bravura.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    If we train our conscience, it kisses us as it bites.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)