Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mech., a track, channel, framework, or other device of kindred nature serving as a guide for any mechanism.

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  • noun A track along which automated transit vehicles are guided

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Examples

  • MacCormack called the guideway job the biggest logistical challenge of his career.

    Dulles rail bridge project looms on horizon at Tysons Corner

  • MacCormack called the guideway job the biggest logistical challenge of his career.

    Dulles rail bridge project looms on horizon at Tysons Corner

  • Most PRT designs power the individual vehicles directly from the guideway, which is lighter and more efficient than using batteries.

    Autoblog Green

  • Most PRT designs power the individual vehicles directly from the guideway, which is lighter and more efficient than using batteries.

    Autoblog Green

  • The PRT vehicles can get their power from the guideway, meaning they don't need heavy batteries, or a heavy internal combustion engine, or a fuel tank.

    Autoblog Green

  • The PRT vehicles can get their power from the guideway, meaning they don't need heavy batteries, or a heavy internal combustion engine, or a fuel tank.

    Autoblog Green

  • Fixed Guideway Infrastructure Investment Recovery Funding: $2.000 billion … It is estimated that the state-of-good-repair capital backlog for existing fixed guideway systems is nearly $50 billion.

    Matthew Yglesias » Weekend Requests?

  • It has a much smaller footprint than monorail, because suspension cable is easier to hold up than a concrete guideway, and wider separation between support pylons means it is even easier to thread through an already built-up area.

    Matthew Yglesias » Mass Transit and the Stimulus

  • Rail~Volution is an awesome national gathering of wonks who love trains, sure, but what these people love evenmore is how fixed-guideway transit can be a catalyst for creating sustainable cities.

    The Rail~Volution Will Not Be Televised « PubliCola

  • The key innovation of the SCMAGLEV lies in the powerful superconducting magnets mounted on the vehicle and coils arrayed along both guideway walls, which enable the cars to levitate and run.

    Yoshiyuki Kasai: Superconducting Maglev a Revolutionary Concept

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