Definition of yardmaster in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈyärdˌmastər/

Entry from US English dictionary


A person who is in charge of a railroad yard.
Example sentences
  • They went to the people closest to the work - the train crews and yardmasters - to get input.
  • In other words it took a total of 5 yardmasters per shift to run the yard.
  • It served as home for the Coal River dispatcher, St. Albans yardmaster, and trainmaster for many years.

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Syllabification: yard·mas·ter

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