Training college
Training Train"ing, n. The act of one who trains; the act or process of exercising, disciplining, etc.; education. [1913 Webster]

{Fan training} (Hort.), the operation of training fruit trees, grapevines, etc., so that the branches shall radiate from the stem like a fan.

{Horizontal training} (Hort.), the operation of training fruit trees, grapevines, etc., so that the branches shall spread out laterally in a horizontal direction.

{Training college}. See {Normal school}, under {Normal}, a.

{Training day}, a day on which a military company assembles for drill or parade. [U. S.]

{Training ship}, a vessel on board of which boys are trained as sailors. [1913 Webster]

Syn: See {Education}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • training college — training .college n [U and C] BrE a college for adults that gives training for a particular profession ▪ a teacher training college ▪ a training college for pilots …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • training college — training ,college noun count or uncount BRITISH in the U.K., a college where people train for a particular job or profession …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • training college — ► NOUN ▪ (in the UK) a college where people, especially prospective teachers, are trained …   English terms dictionary

  • Training college — (spr. trēning kóllĭdsch), in England soviel wie Lehrerseminar …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • training college — noun a school providing training for a special field or profession • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • training college — noun (C, U) BrE a college for adults that gives training for a particular profession: a teacher training college | a training college for pilots …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • training college — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms training college : singular training college plural training colleges in the UK, a college where people train for a particular job or profession …   English dictionary

  • training college — college where people are trained to be teachers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • training college — Brit. a school providing training for a special field or profession. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • training college — noun Date: 1850 British teachers college …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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