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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A railway designed to operate on steep slopes and having a locomotive with a center cogwheel that engages with a cogged center rail to provide traction.

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  • noun railway for steep mountains; a cogwheel on the locomotive engages cogs on a center rail to provide traction

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