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  • verb Present participle of detrain.

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Examples

  • The literature on "detraining," or loss of fitness, is surprisingly complex, because different adaptations to your muscles, heart and metabolism fade away at different rates.

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  • German reconnaissance reported heavy rail traffic to the east, and one Soviet division–the 239th Siberian Rifles–was caught detraining rather too close to the enemy and instantly trapped between two German divisions.

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  • Emboldened by three days of binge drinking, detraining delegates groped starlets assigned to pin carnations on their lapels.

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  • The regiment came under fire from Soviet tanks while it was still detraining.

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  • After detraining, the panzer companies, which were without tanks, were converted to infantry companies.

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  • Welcome to New York, he said to himself as the stream of detraining passengers dumped him impersonally, indignantly, demeaningly, on the concrete platform.

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  • Welcome to New York, he said to himself as the stream of detraining passengers dumped him impersonally, indignantly, demeaningly, on the concrete platform.

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  • Priscilla had sent me her photograph, and I recognized her at once among the many detraining pas - sengers.

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  • Some idea of the urgency (not to say confusion) and of the stress of their journey on the Russian railway system can be derived from their movement order, which specified detraining at no fewer than seven different stations.

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  • With regard to the formations which OKH will bring up by rail (see Appendix 1) [not included], Army Group A will report desired time of arrival and detraining area.

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