Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To put aboard a train.
  • To go aboard a train.
  • To draw on.
  • To carry along mechanically by the flow of another fluid at high velocity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To draw along as a current does.
  • transitive verb Recent, Eng. To put aboard a railway train.
  • intransitive verb Recent, Eng. To go aboard a railway train.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb poetic To get into or board a train.
  • verb chemistry To suspend small particles in the current of a fluid.
  • verb figuratively To encarriage, to conjoin, to link; as in a series of entities, elements, objects or processes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb board a train

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Examples

  • And sarcasms, sallies, jests, that French thing which is called entrain, and that English thing which is called humor, good and bad taste, good and bad reasons, all the wild pyrotechnics of dialogue, mounting together and crossing from all points of the room, produced a sort of merry bombardment over their heads.

    Les Miserables

  • And sarcasms, sallies, jests, that French thing which is called entrain, and that English thing which is called humor, good and bad taste, good and bad reasons, all the wild pyrotechnics of dialogue, mounting together and crossing from all points of the room, produced a sort of merry bombardment over their heads.

    Les Miserables, Volume III, Marius

  • And sarcasms, sallies, jests, that French thing which is called entrain, and that English thing which is called humor, good and bad taste, good and bad reasons, all the wild pyrotechnics of dialogue, mounting together and crossing from all points of the room, produced a sort of merry bombardment over their heads.

    Les Misérables

  • His vivid rythms display a grace, {501} an "entrain" and a piquancy, which remind one of

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  • The effect is to "entrain" your brainwaves, meaning they begin to follow the beats.

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  • That's why that old saying, "physician heal thyself," is so important, even though most don't understand it: If the physician's energy is going to influence or, in scientific terms, "entrain" the patient's, the doctor's must be higher.

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  • It is important for you to exercise at the same time each day to entrain your biological rhythms so that your cortisol production becomes regulated to synchronize your system.

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  • Routine exercise in natural daylight will help entrain your biorhythms.

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  • It can be hard for you to get going in the morning, but exercising at the same time every day will help to entrain your biological rhythms.

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  • It may entrain escaping oil deep underwater for several months, relieving the Florida, Alabama and Mississippi coasts and the upper water column where most marine life lies.

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