Definitions

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  • adjective video games Of a game wherein a player character automatically moves along a preset path.

Etymologies

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rail +‎ based, likening the experience to moving along a rail

Examples

  • Immediate emphasis on and major public investment in construction of highly efficient rail-based transit systems and other public transport systems (including bicycle and pedestrian pathways), along with the redesign of cities to reduce the need for motorized human transport.

    Asher Miller: Uttering the "C" Word

  • Because, roads and freeways are well-connected, it is much easier to drive personal car than to take rail-based mass transit.

    Mass Transit and Happiness, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • O'Malley says that a rail-based purple line is better for transportation and development, and that it costs more up front but costs less down the road.

    Ehrlich vs. O'Malley -- Maryland governor debate liveblog

  • If this debate was a play for Washington voters, O'Malley played his advantage on the issues well -- he stoutly defended a rail-based Purple Line and he went farther than Ehrlich on gay marriage, which is a winning issue for him in the Washington suburbs.

    Ehrlich vs. O'Malley -- Maryland governor debate liveblog

  • But the ticket's Montgomery appeal is constrained by some of its policy positions - including opposition to a rail-based Metro Purple Line and increased state education funding for areas with high personnel costs, both of which Ehrlich and Kane oppose due to their fiscal impact.

    Is Ehrlich's running mate being kept in the shadows?

  • A rail-based Purple Line and raising the gasoline tax to fund transportation projects are both Board of Trade priorities, Jim Dinegar, the group's CEO, said today.

    Kane skipping debate to attend 'Red Mass'

  • But the ticket's Montgomery appeal is constrained by some of its policy positions - including opposition to a rail-based Metro Purple Line and increased state education funding for areas with high personnel costs, both of which Ehrlich and Kane oppose due to their fiscal impact.

    Is Ehrlich's running mate being kept in the shadows?

  • India's cities could face a shortage of 38 million affordable homes for low income citizens, leave 70% to 80% of sewage untreated, and face a 6,000 kilometer gap in rail-based mass transit.

    India's Urban Awakening

  • How To Train Your Dragon is the number one movie at the weekend box office – a fact that we can only attribute to the high demand for instructional documentaries about transforming rail-based transportation systems into mythical fire-breathing creatures.

    The Brave One Goes Crazy And Murders Weekend Box Office

  • One obvious question is how much rail-based work is actually ready to go rather than being a few years out.

    Where's Amtrak Joe When You Need Him? Mass Transit Gets the Shaft

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