Up-train
Up-train Up"-train` 1. A train going in the direction of the metropolis or the main terminus. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

2. A train going in the direction conventionally called up. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]


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  • up — /up/, adv., prep., adj., n., v., upped, upping. adv. 1. to, toward, or in a more elevated position: to climb up to the top of a ladder. 2. to or in an erect position: to stand up. 3. out of bed: to get up. 4. above the horizon: The moon came up.… …   Universalium

  • up — up, down In geographical terms, down means south and up means north, and so you go up to Scotland from London and down to Atlanta (Georgia) from Chicago. A conventional exception to this straightforward logic arises with capital or major cities;… …   Modern English usage

  • Up — Up, a. Inclining up; tending or going up; upward; as, an up look; an up grade; the up train. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Up-line — n. (Railroad) A line or track leading from the provinces toward the metropolis or a principal terminus; the track upon which up trains run. See {Up train}. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • up — /ʌp / (say up) adverb 1. to, towards, or in a more elevated position: to climb up to the top of a ladder. 2. into the air: to throw up a ball. 3. out of the ground: to dig up potatoes. 4. to or in an erect position: to stand up. 5. out of bed: to …   Australian English dictionary

  • up — adv., prep., adj., n., & v. adv. 1 at, in, or towards a higher place or position (jumped up in the air; what are they doing up there?). 2 to or in a place regarded as higher, esp.: a northwards (up in Scotland). b Brit. towards a major city or a… …   Useful english dictionary

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