- branch linesN-COUNTA branch line is a railway line that goes to small towns rather than one that goes between large cities.
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branch line — branch ,line noun count a railroad track between small towns on which small and fairly slow trains run. A track between larger towns, with larger and faster trains, is called a main line … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Branch line — articleissues cleanup=July 2008 globalize=July 2008A branch line is a secondary railway line which branches off a more important through route, usually a main line. A very short branch line may be called a spur line . David Blyth Hanna, the first … Wikipedia
branch line — noun a railway line connected to a trunk line • Syn: ↑spur track, ↑spur • Hypernyms: ↑line, ↑railway line, ↑rail line • Hyponyms: ↑loop line * * * a rail line … Useful english dictionary
branch line — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms branch line : singular branch line plural branch lines a railway track between small towns on which small and fairly slow trains run. A track between larger towns, with larger and faster trains, is called a… … English dictionary
branch-line — atšaka statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Atsišakojusi dalis. atitikmenys: angl. branch line; loop; offset; tap; tapping vok. Ableitung, f; Abzweig, m; Abzweigung, f rus. ответвление, n pranc. branchement, m; prise, f … Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas
branch line — /ˈbræntʃ laɪn/ (say branch luyn) noun a minor railway line, often connected to the main line at one end only … Australian English dictionary
branch line — a thin and strong line by which a hook is attached to the main or back line of a troll or long line … Dictionary of ichthyology
branch line — a rail line, directly or indirectly connected with a main line, having its own stations and service. [1840 50] * * * … Universalium
branch line — railway line connected (either directly or indirectly) to a main line … English contemporary dictionary
branch line — noun a secondary railway line running from a main line to a terminus … English new terms dictionary