Switchman Switch"man, n.; pl. {Switchmen}. One who tends a switch on a railway. [1913 Webster]

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  • switchman — [swichmən] n. pl. switchmen [swichmən] a railroad employee who operates switches …   English World dictionary

  • switchman — vaizdų mišrinimo inžinierius statusas T sritis profesijos apibrėžtis Televizijos studijos inžinierius, atsakingas už vaizdų, gaunamų iš jų kūrėjo, perjungimą ir mišrinimą. atitikmenys: angl. mixer; switcher; switchman; video engineer; video… …   Inžinieriai, technikai ir technologai. Trikalbis aiškinamasis žodynėlis

  • switchman — noun Date: 1843 one who attends a switch (as in a railroad yard) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • switchman — /swich meuhn/, n., pl. switchmen. 1. a person who has charge of a switch on a railroad. 2. a person who assists in moving cars in a railway yard or terminal. [1835 45; SWITCH + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • switchman — noun a) A person who operates railway switches which route trains onto rail tracks. b) A person whose job is to help in the switching of railcars in a railway yard …   Wiktionary

  • switchman — n. one in charge of switches on a railroad line …   English contemporary dictionary

  • switchman — switch·man …   English syllables

  • switchman — switch•man [[t]ˈswɪtʃ mən[/t]] n. pl. men rai a person who has charge of a switch on a railroad • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • switchman — /ˈswɪtʃmən/ (say swichmuhn) noun (plural switchmen) US → signalman (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • switchman — A railroad employee who operates switches. 35 Am J1st M & S § 435 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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