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Definition of Train

Train

  1. A heavy long sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, and the like.
  2. The aggregation of men, animals, and vehicles which accompany an army or one of its subdivisions, and transport its baggage, ammunition, supplies, and reserve materials of all kinds.
  3. To draw along; to trail; to drag.
  4. To draw by persuasion, artifice, or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure.
  5. To teach and form by practice; to educate; to exercise; to discipline; as, to train the militia to the manual exercise; to train soldiers to the use of arms.
  6. To break, tame, and accustom to draw, as oxen.
  7. To lead or direct, and form to a wall or espalier; to form to a proper shape, by bending, lopping, or pruning; as, to train young trees.
  8. To trace, as a lode or any mineral appearance, to its head.
  9. To be drilled in military exercises; to do duty in a military company.
  10. To prepare by exercise, diet, instruction, etc., for any physical contest; as, to train for a boat race.
  11. That which draws along; especially, persuasion, artifice, or enticement; allurement.
  12. Hence, something tied to a lure to entice a hawk; also, a trap for an animal; a snare.
  13. That which is drawn along in the rear of, or after, something; that which is in the hinder part or rear.
  14. That part of a gown which trails behind the wearer.
  15. The after part of a gun carriage; the trail.
  16. The tail of a bird.
  17. A number of followers; a body of attendants; a retinue; a suite.
  18. A consecution or succession of connected things; a series.
  19. Regular method; process; course; order; as, things now in a train for settlement.
  20. The number of beats of a watch in any certain time.
  21. A line of gunpowder laid to lead fire to a charge, mine, or the like.
  22. A connected line of cars or carriages on a railroad.
  23. A heavy, long sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, and the like.
  24. A roll train; as, a 12-inch train.

Train Quotations

Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
Walt Disney

You know, I looked at my face in the mirror this morning, and I like being old. My face has more content and when I train in the gym now, I am not training to be strong or handsome - just better than I was yesterday. These days the race is just against myself.
Jean-Claude Van Damme

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.
Mia Hamm

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
Oscar Wilde
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Train Translations

train in Afrikaans is trein
train in Danish is tog
train in Dutch is gevolg
train in Finnish is juna, koulia
train in German is Zug, Eisenbahn
train in Italian is ammaestrare, educare, allenamento, ferroviario
train in Latin is comitatus
train in Norwegian is tog
train in Portuguese is comboio, trem
train in Spanish is adiestrar, ferrocarril, entrenar, tren

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