from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A single rail serving as a track for wheeled vehicles traveling on it or suspended from it.
- noun A railway system using a single rail.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A railway in which the cars run on a single rail.
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- noun a
railroadsystem where the trainsrun on one rail
- noun a
trainrunning on a single rail
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a railway having a single track
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There weren't many people (the monorail is also unheated for the most part), so the conductor/volunteer (Dave -- Mason read his name badge, the budding secret agent that he is,) let us sit at the front by the driver's seat.
The monorail is only horrible because it never got finished.
The monorail is to get people on to and off of Sentosa Island.
The monorail is about the only other memory - I have some memory of it passing over some greenery/trees/landscaping - and looking at the linked pictures, it may have even been near the German area, as that white canopy is also part of the impression it left.
The monorail is extraordinary in that it can be built elsewhere and then carried in and installed in mid-street with little confusion and no destruction of businesses.
The monorail is over; has been over since last fall.
Seattle monorail is an example of the kind of megaproject fiasco local politicians rush to embrace, and nothing suggests they've learned any substantive lessons from it.
Compared to the heavy elevateds of the past, the monorail is virtually soundless.
He calls the monorail project, budgeted at 1.46 billion reais, "totally illegal" because it was approved by state authorities without thorough enough studies of potential demand, the number of stations or the fares for passengers.
European Pressphoto Agency A test run of Mumbai's monorail, which is expected to enter regular service later this year.