noun Date: 1862 construction or operation of a railroad

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  • Railroading — Rail road ing, n. The construction of a railroad; the business of managing or operating a railroad. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • railroading — [rāl′rōd′iŋ] n. 1. the building or operation of railroads 2. the act or process of one that railroads …   English World dictionary

  • railroading — /rayl roh ding/, n. 1. the construction or operation of railroads. 2. travel by railroad. [1850 55, Amer.; RAILROAD + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • railroading — n. construction of railroads, building of train tracks; operation of railroads, operation of train tracks rail·road || reɪlrəʊd n. path for a train made of parallel metal tracks v. transport via locomotive, convey by train …   English contemporary dictionary

  • railroading — noun N. Amer. travel or work on the railways. → railroad …   English new terms dictionary

  • railroading — rail•road•ing [[t]ˈreɪlˌroʊ dɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) rai the construction or operation of railroads 2) cvb rai travel by railroad • Etymology: 1850–55, amer …   From formal English to slang

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  • Steam Railroading Institute — The Steam Railroading Institute is located at 405 South Washington Street, Owosso, Michigan. The Steam Railroading Institute is an organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and operation of historical railroad equipment and items.… …   Wikipedia

  • Third rail (model railroading) — The use of a third rail in model railroading is a technique that is sometimes applied in order to facilitate easier wiring.Two rail versus three rail systemEarly toy trains used two metal rail tracks like most real trains. However, manufacturers… …   Wikipedia

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