Definition of monorail in English:


Syllabification: mon·o·rail
Pronunciation: /ˈmänəˌrāl


  • A railroad in which the track consists of a single rail, typically elevated, with the trains suspended from it or balancing on it.
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    • By contrast, alternate technologies like people movers, mini metros and monorails require the entire route to be separated either by elevating it, putting it underground or fencing it off.
    • Some monorails get by with tracks just a shade over two feet wide.
    • How about an elevated monorail to connect the two Bradford stations, the airport link and the Odsal complex?

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