Through train
Through Through, a. Going or extending through; going, extending, or serving from the beginning to the end; thorough; complete; as, a through line; a through ticket; a through train. Also, admitting of passage through; as, a through bridge. [1913 Webster]

{Through bolt}, a bolt which passes through all the thickness or layers of that which it fastens, or in which it is fixed.

{Through bridge}, a bridge in which the floor is supported by the lower chords of the tissues instead of the upper, so that travel is between the trusses and not over them. Cf. {Deck bridge}, under {Deck}.

{Through cold}, a deep-seated cold. [Obs.] --Holland.

{Through stone}, a flat gravestone. [Scot.] [Written also {through stane}.] --Sir W. Scott.

{Through ticket}, a ticket for the whole journey.

{Through train}, a train which goes the whole length of a railway, or of a long route. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • through train — noun : a train usually making a limited number of stops on which passengers may travel to a scheduled destination without changing to another train * * * through train noun A train that goes the whole length of a long route • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • through train — {n. phr.} A direct train that doesn t necessitate any changes. * /We ll take the through train from Chicago to New York because it s the most convenient./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • through train — {n. phr.} A direct train that doesn t necessitate any changes. * /We ll take the through train from Chicago to New York because it s the most convenient./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • through\ train — n. phr. A direct train that doesn t necessitate any changes. We ll take the through train from Chicago to New York because it s the most convenient …   Словарь американских идиом

  • through train — direct train, train that goes a long distance with very few stops …   English contemporary dictionary

  • through train — A train, whether a freight or passenger train, which makes stops at only certain selected and definite stations. Arizona Eastern R. Co. v State, 29 Ariz 446, 242 P 870 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • through train — noun a train that travels a long distance without any stops …   Wiktionary

  • through train — /ˈθru treɪn/ (say throoh trayn) noun 1. a train which stops only at major stations. 2. Hong Kong English the transition of power from colonial British rule to Chinese rule, especially the continuity of office of elected representatives after the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Guangdong Through Train (MTR) — The Guangdong Through Train is an intercity railway service operated jointly by the MTR and the China state railways. Services operate along the East Rail Line in Hong Kong, crossing the boundary between Hong Kong and mainland China at Lo Wu and… …   Wikipedia

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