Definition of hovertrain in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɒvətreɪn/


A train that travels on a cushion of air.
Example sentences
  • In 1959 he persuaded ministers to invest £5.25 million in a high speed hovertrain but in 1973 the scheme was cancelled.
  • There are full size transport items, including railway vehicles, hovertrains and a car.
  • In my story, at one point, the heroes are on a hovertrain and there is another hovertrain behind them, piloted by the villain.

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Line breaks: hov¦er|train

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