Definition of tracklayer in English:

tracklayer

Line breaks: track|lay¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈtrakleɪə
 
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noun

  • 1A tractor or other vehicle equipped with continuous tracks.
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    • The Holt Tractor Company and the Best Tractor Company both took their heavy commercial tracklayers around 1916 and experimented by adding riveted boilerplates to the tractor chassis.
    • This recovery system separates collected rubber tracklayers into core metal and rubber, for the purpose of recycling them into iron materials and boiler fuels.
  • 2North American another term for trackman.
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    • At Ogallala, Nebraska, milepost 342, on May 27, 1867, they swooped down on the tracklayers while Dodge and government inspectors were present.
    • Completed and crossed by the tracklayers in November 1866, it was twenty-three hundred feet long.
    • The tracklayers moved forward at a furious pace, often laying down two to three miles of new rail a day, sometimes more.

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