detrainment
noun see detrain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • detrainment — See detrain. * * * …   Universalium

  • detrainment — noun a) The act of detraining b) The diffusion of air from an organized current into the general atmosphere …   Wiktionary

  • detrainment — de train·ment || ‚dɪː tredɪmÉ™nt n. act of gettin off of a train, act of leaving a train; act of causing to leave a train; (Meteorology) transfer of air from a systematized air current to the inclosing atmosphere …   English contemporary dictionary

  • detrainment — de·trainment …   English syllables

  • detrainment — noun see detrain I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Detrainment device — A Detrainment device is equipment on a rail vehicle that provides an evacuation route for the passengers. It usually consists of a set of steps or a ramp, located at a doorway, allowing passengers to leave the vehicle in an emergency, vehicle… …   Wikipedia

  • detrain — detrainment, n. /dee trayn /, v.i. 1. to alight from a railway train; arrive by train. 2. Meteorol. to transfer air from an organized air current to the surrounding atmosphere (opposed to entrain). [1880 85; DE + TRAIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Maximum parcel level — The maximum parcel level (MPL) is the highest level in the atmosphere that a moist convectively rising air parcel will reach after ascending through the free convective layer (FCL) and reaching the equilibrium level (EL), near the tropopause. As… …   Wikipedia

  • detrain — verb Date: 1881 intransitive verb to get off a railroad train transitive verb to remove from a railroad train • detrainment noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Willesden Junction station — is a Network Rail station in Harlesden, north west London; it is served by both London Overground and London Underground Bakerloo line trains. It is about one mile south of the original Willesden and on the southern edge of the erstwhile… …   Wikipedia

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