Teach (a person or animal) a particular skill or type of behaviour through sustained practice and instruction
the scheme involved workers training their colleagues
A dog sled and team of dogs taken together.
A train used to transport hogs; (slang) a train of this sort used as a mode of travel by the poor, vagrants, etc.; (hence) travel as a tramp or hobo.
A train carrying wages. Now historical.
A rail service on which tickets are bought on the train itself rather than at the station before boarding.
(US and Canadian) a boy selling newspapers, etc., on a railway train.
A tea party at which formal dress is worn, specifically on the occasion of a debutante's presentation at court.
A crawler tractor pulling a train of sleighs across snow or ice
(Of arrangements) in progress
Oil obtained from the blubber of a whale (and formerly of other sea creatures), especially the right whale
A set of railway wagons or carriages, often with a locomotive, coupled together for a particular service
Also with capital initials. A train which transports motor cars together with their drivers and passengers; a rail service of this type.
A luxury French night express running between Calais and the French Riviera from 1922 until 2007.
A freight train carrying coal.
A railway train carrying a corpse to or from a funeral. Now rare.
An express train, especially one that stops at only a few stations along the route.
The equipment, supplies, etc., carried behind the main body of troops or maintained in readiness for use by them in the field of battle; the troops charged with maintaining this.
The train of wheels that turns the hands.
A train formed of both passenger carriages and goods wagons; (formerly also) a train consisting of carriages of different classes.
A train of pack animals.
A train preceding another (especially one carrying important passengers) to ensure that the line is clear.
A train run jointly by more than one railway company.
= print chain.
A series of prisms used with a spectroscope to give increased dispersion of light.
A train which runs to and from a race meeting; also attributive.
Chiefly US. A railway train.
A remotely operated driverless train.
To train (a child) to fall asleep independently.
= going train.
Mechanics a large, substantial bolt.
An announcement of, or a roll call before, the time for touring performers to catch a train to the next tour stop.
Military a place where stores from a train are deposited; compare depot (now rare).
A ferry for transporting trains across a stretch of water from one railway to another.
A body of soldiers in charge of the train of an army (where the animals and wagons were in the hands of civilian drivers). Now historical.
A horse employed to draw artillery.
A railway line.
An air- or vacuum-pipe connecting all the brakes on a railway train having a continuous brake system; also called brake-pipe.
A railway, a railway track; specifically = trainway.
A rope fastened to the trail of a gun carriage on board ship.
A ruled sheet on which are recorded the movements of every train on a section of railway, according to information telegraphed from the various stations.
The area beside a train.
A train crash.
A staff given to a train driver as authority to travel over a single-line section of railway; compare train ticket, staff and ticket.
An automatic apparatus, in connection with a railway signal, for stopping a train.
The time at which a train on a regular service is scheduled to arrive or depart, a train's timetable.
A railway train used in construction or repair work on the railway line; specifically one with wagons or trucks for conveying materials.
A train scheduled to connect with the arrival or departure of a boat
Learn another skill, especially one related to one’s current job