spur track

spur track
noun
a railway line connected to a trunk line
Syn: ↑branch line, ↑spur
Hypernyms: ↑line, ↑railway line, ↑rail line
Hyponyms: ↑loop-line

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noun
: a track that diverges from a main line : siding, branch

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Railroads.
a short branch track leading from the main track, and connected with it at one end only. Also called spur, stub track.
[1880-85]

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spur track,
a branch railroad track or line connected with the main track or line at one end only.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • spur track — n. a short track connected with the main track of a railroad …   English World dictionary

  • spur track — Railroads. a short branch track leading from the main track, and connected with it at one end only. Also called spur, stub track. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • spur track — A short railroad track leading from a line of railway and connected with it at one end only. 44 Am J1st R R § 231. A railroad track running off a main line, usually to a mine or an industry. A connection with some railroad affording communication …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • spur track — branch of a railroad track …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spur line — spur line, = spur track. (Cf. ↑spur track) …   Useful english dictionary

  • spur — [spʉr] n. [ME spure < OE spura, akin to Ger sporn < IE base * sp(h)er , to jerk, push with the foot > SPURN, Sans sphurāti, (he) kicks away, L spernere, lit., to push away] 1. any of various pointed devices worn on the heel by the rider… …   English World dictionary

  • spur — spur1 spurless, adj. spurlike, adj. spurrer, n. /sperr/, n., v., spurred, spurring. n. 1. a U shaped device that slips over and straps to the heel of a boot and has a blunt, pointed, or roweled projection at the back for use by a mounted rider to …   Universalium

  • spur — See spurs; spur track …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Track — 〈[ træ̣k] m. 6〉 1. Zugelement, z. B. Kette, Riementrieb od. Seil bei Maschinen 2. Reiseroute eines Schiffes 3. 〈Mus.〉 Titel, Stück (auf einer CD); →a. Soundtrack 4. 〈EDV〉 Spur [engl., „Spur, Weg, Fährte“] * * * Track [trɛk ], der; s, s [engl.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Spur — Spur, n. [OE. spure, spore, AS. spura, spora; akin to D. spoor, G. sporn, OHG. sporo, Icel. spori, Dan. spore, Sw. sporre, and to AS. spor a trace, footstep, spyrian to trace, track, examine, and E. spurn. [root]171. Cf. {Sparrow}, {Spere},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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