Trackage
Trackage Track"age, n. 1. The act of tracking, or towing, as a boat; towage. [1913 Webster]

2. (Railroads) Lines of track, collectively; as, an extensive trackage. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • trackage — ☆ trackage [trak′ij ] n. [ TRACK + AGE] 1. all the tracks of a railroad 2. a) permission for a railroad to use the tracks of another b) a charge for this …   English World dictionary

  • trackage — I. kij, kēj noun ( s) Etymology: track (IV) + age : an act of towing : towage II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • trackage — /ˈtrækɪdʒ/ (say trakij) noun US 1. the tracks, collectively, of a railway. 2. the provision of tracks. 3. the right of one railway company to use the tracks of another. 4. Also, trackage charge. the money paid for this right. {track1 + age} …   Australian English dictionary

  • trackage — noun Date: 1880 1. lines of railway track 2. a. a right to use the tracks of another railroad line b. the charge for such right …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trackage — /trak ij/, n. 1. the whole quantity of track owned by a railroad. 2. the right of one railroad company to use the tracks of another. 3. the money paid for this right. [1875 80, Amer.; TRACK + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • trackage — noun a) railway tracks considered as a whole b) The right of a railway company to use the tracks belonging to another; the charge levied for this right …   Wiktionary

  • trackage — track·age || trækɪdÊ’ n. railroad tracks; payment for use of railway …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trackage — track·age …   English syllables

  • trackage — track•age [[t]ˈtræk ɪdʒ[/t]] n. 1) rai the whole quantity of track owned by a railroad 2) rai the right of one railroad company to use the tracks of another • Etymology: 1875–80, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • trackage — The tracks of a railroad or railroad system, considered in their entirety. The word is sometimes used as referring to the right to construct and operate railroad tracks on the streets or other public grounds of a city. St. Paul v Chicago,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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