Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A railroad upon the surface of the ground, as distinguished from an elevated or an underground railroad.

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Examples

  • Crunching millions of data points about traffic flows, an analytics system might find that on Fridays a delivery fleet should stick to the highways— despite your devout belief in surface-road shortcuts.

    So, What's Your Algorithm?

  • For the annual capital required for bridge repair and surface-road maintenance, a road tax should be levied on all cars and trucks entering the city, much in the same fashion as in London.

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