branch linenoun [ C ]uk /ˈbrɑːntʃ ˌlaɪn/ us /ˈbræntʃ ˌlaɪn/
Examples from literature
- A branch line connects it with the Canadian Pacific.
- Branch lines were slow and connections poor.
- Here we passed on to a branch line which took us north to the coast.
- It is connected with the city by a G.W.R. branch line, of which it is the terminus.
- To overcome this inconvenience a branch line was afterwards run up to the town itself.