Definition of bullet train in English:

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bullet train

Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝olət trān/

noun

informal
A high-speed passenger train: a bullet train that would whisk passengers at speeds of 150–250 mph along a Tampa-Miami route
More example sentences
  • The Japanese bullet train is one of the candidates for a planned high-speed train linking Beijing and Shanghai.
  • Some day, it's going to need a subway, and elevated sky train, and a bullet train which runs from Chiang Mai to Phuket!
  • And that's not to even mention taking a boat trip through Britain's longest and deepest canal tunnel, watching a medieval jousting tournament, hitching a ride on a Japanese bullet train - and checking out a flying salami.

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Syllabification: bul·let train

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