monorail
noun Date: 1897 a single rail serving as a track for a wheeled vehicle; also a vehicle traveling on such a track

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  • monorail — [ mɔnoraj ] adj. inv. et n. m. • 1884; de mono et rail ♦ Qui n a qu un seul rail, en parlant d un moyen de transport, ou d une voie de roulement. Train monorail sur coussin d air. N. m. Voiture ou dispositif se déplaçant sur un seul rail. Des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Monorail — (eng.) Монорельс Marge vs. the Monorail двенадцатый эпизод четвёртого сезона мультсериала «Симпсоны». Seattle Center Monorail эстакадная линия монорельса в городе Сиэтл …   Википедия

  • monorail — (n.) 1897, a hybrid coined from MONO (Cf. mono ) + RAIL (Cf. rail) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • monorail — (izg. mònoreil) m DEFINICIJA jednotračna željeznička pruga za vlakove (ili slično vozilo) s jednim nizom kotača ili za vozilo koje se giba na zračnom jastuku ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • monorail — ► NOUN ▪ a railway in which the track consists of a single rail …   English terms dictionary

  • monorail — [män′ə rāl΄] n. 1. a single rail serving as a track for cars suspended from it or balanced on it 2. a railway with such a track …   English World dictionary

  • Monorail — For other meanings, see Monorail (disambiguation). Moscow Monorail in Russia A monorail is a rail based transportation system based on a single rail, which acts as its sole support and its guideway. The term is also used variously to describe the …   Wikipedia

  • Monorail — Eine Einschienenbahn ist eine dem Passagier oder Gütertransport dienende Bahn, die auf oder unter einem einzelnen schmalen Fahrweg („Schiene“, „Fahrbalken“) fährt. Dieser kann unterschiedliche Formen annehmen und aus verschiedenen Materialien… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Monorail — Le Monorail de Moscou …   Wikipédia en Français

  • monorail — /mon euh rayl /, n. 1. a single rail functioning as a track for wheeled vehicles, as railroad or other cars, balanced upon or suspended from it. 2. a railroad or other transportation system using such a rail. 3. a vehicle traveling on such a rail …   Universalium

  • monorail — UK [ˈmɒnəʊˌreɪl] / US [ˈmɑnəˌreɪl] noun [countable] Word forms monorail : singular monorail plural monorails a) a railway system in which trains travel on a single metal track b) a train on a monorail system …   English dictionary

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