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Significado de “rail” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "rail" - Diccionario Inglés

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railnoun

uk   /reɪl/ us   /reɪl/
  • rail noun (TRAINS)

B1 [U] the system of transport that uses trains: Environmentalists argue that more goods should be transported by rail.
[C] one of the two metal bars attached to the ground on which trains travel: A train left/went off the rails and crashed into the bank, killing several passengers.

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  • rail noun (BAR)

C2 [C] a horizontal bar fixed in position, especially to a wall or to vertical posts, used to close something off, as a support, or to hang things on: Will spectators please stay behind the rail? Hold onto the rail so that you don't fall. The (clothes) rail in her wardrobe was crammed full of dresses.

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railverb [I + prep]

uk   /reɪl/ us   /reɪl/ formal
(Definition of rail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "rail" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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railnoun

us   /reɪl/
  • rail noun (TRAINS)

[C/U] one of the two metal bars fixed to the ground on which trains travel
[C/U] Rail also means railroad: [U] rail transportation [U] Commuter rail and subway lines will be linked.
  • rail noun (ROD)

[C] a straight bar or rod fixed in position, esp. to a wall or to vertical posts, used to enclose something or as a support: The car swerved out of control and crashed through a guard rail on the bridge.

railverb [I always + adv/prep]

us   /reɪl/
to complain angrily: He railed against the injustices of the system.
(Definition of rail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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railnoun [U]

uk   /reɪl/ us   TRANSPORT
transport or travel by train: by rail Brazil transports 30% of its goods by rail. We need more investment in road and rail. Rail travel accounts for less than 1% of the trips we make annually. Road and rail links to the airport are good.
(Definition of rail from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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