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train British & World English

Teach (a person or animal) a particular skill or type of behaviour through sustained practice and instruction

cat train British & World English

A crawler tractor pulling a train of sleighs across snow or ice

in train British & World English

(Of arrangements) in progress

train oil British & World English

Oil obtained from the blubber of a whale (and formerly of other sea creatures), especially the right whale

train set British & World English

A set of railway wagons or carriages, often with a locomotive, coupled together for a particular service

boat train British & World English

A train scheduled to connect with the arrival or departure of a boat

paper-train British & World English

Train a dog to defecate and urinate on paper placed on the floor, rather than directly on the floor

potty-train British & World English

Train (a small child) to use a potty

power train British & World English

The mechanism that transmits the drive from the engine of a vehicle to its axle

road train British & World English

A large lorry pulling one or more trailers

cross-train British & World English

Learn another skill, especially one related to one’s current job

steam train British & World English

A train that is powered by a steam engine

train mile British & World English

One mile travelled by one train, as a unit of traffic

train shed British & World English

A large structure providing a shelter over the tracks and platforms of a railway station

train wreck British & World English

A chaotic or disastrous situation that holds a ghoulish fascination for observers

unit train British & World English

A train transporting a single commodity

wave train British & World English

A group of waves of equal or similar wavelengths travelling in the same direction

wagon train British & World English

A convoy or train of covered horse-drawn wagons, as used by pioneers or settlers in North America

ghost train British & World English

A miniature train at a funfair designed to scare its passengers with eerie sights and sounds

gear train British & World English

A system of gears which transmits motion from one shaft to another

gravy train British & World English

Used to refer to a situation in which someone can make a lot of money for very little effort

house-train British & World English

Train (a pet) to excrete outside the house or only in a special place

milk train British & World English

A train that runs very early in the morning to transport milk but also carries passengers

bullet train British & World English

A Japanese high-speed passenger train

train-bearer British & World English

A person whose job is to hold up the train of a dress or robe

toilet-train British & World English

Teach (a young child) to use the toilet

stopping train British & World English

A train which stops at most or all intermediate stations on a line

in train in train British & World English

(Of arrangements) in progress

gravy train in gravy British & World English

Used to refer to a situation in which someone can make a lot of money for very little effort

train down in train British & World English

Reduce one’s weight through diet and exercise in order to be fit for a particular event

retrain British & World English

Teach (someone) new skills to enable them to do a different job

Johnson, Walter British & World English

(1887–1946) US baseball player; full name Walter Perry Johnson; known as the Big Train. He pitched for the Washington Senators 1907–27 and had a record 110 career shutouts and led the American League in strikeouts for 12 seasons. Baseball Hall of Fame (1936)

train something on/at in train British & World English

Point or aim something, typically a gun or camera, at

drivetrain British & World English

The system in a motor vehicle which connects the transmission to the drive axles

overtrain British & World English

(Especially with reference to an athlete) train or cause to train excessively

trainload British & World English

A number of people or a quantity of a commodity transported by train

express train in express2 British & World English

A train that stops at few stations and travels quickly

trainspotter British & World English

A person who collects train or locomotive numbers as a hobby

Big Train in Johnson, Walter British & World English

(1887–1946) US baseball player; full name Walter Perry Johnson; known as the Big Train. He pitched for the Washington Senators 1907–27 and had a record 110 career shutouts and led the American League in strikeouts for 12 seasons. Baseball Hall of Fame (1936)

choo-choo British & World English

A child’s word for a railway train or locomotive

choo-choo train in choo-choo British & World English

A child’s word for a railway train or locomotive

train English Thesaurus

the scheme involved workers training their colleagues

train English-Spanish

tren masculine

train up English-Spanish

formar, proporcionar formación a

train oil English-Spanish

aceite masculine de ballena


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