from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A distance between the rails of a railroad track that is less than the standard width of 56.5 inches (143.5 centimeters).
- noun A locomotive, car, or railway line of this gauge.
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- noun A
railway gauge(distance between the two lines) that is less than the standard gauge(often quoted as 56 inches)
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- noun a railroad track (or its width) narrower than the standard 56.5 inches
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