Definition of chord line in English:

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chord line

noun

A railway route across the outer parts of an urban area.
Example sentences
  • The reinstatement of a three-mile branch in South Lanarkshire and a mile-long chord line near Glasgow city centre will allow new through routes and improve connections for a number of services.
  • This is where the main and chord lines to Barddhaman physically part, although the controlling station is Belur, immediately before.
  • A view looking north-east showing the Hermitage Brook passing under the chord line from GCRN to the Midland main line.

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