tramline
noun Date: 1886 British a streetcar line

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  • tramline — [[t]træ̱mlaɪn[/t]] tramlines N COUNT A tramline is one of the rails laid in the surface of a road that trams travel along. [BRIT] (in AM, use streetcar line) …   English dictionary

  • tramline — /tram luyn /, n. Brit. 1. a streetcar system. 2. a streetcar route or track. Also, tramway. [1885 90; TRAM1 + LINE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tramline — noun a) The rails that a tram runs on b) Either of the two pairs of white lines marked on a tennis court which mark the outside of the singles and doubles playing areas …   Wiktionary

  • tramline — terminal …   Anagrams dictionary

  • tramline — noun (usu. tramlines) 1》 rails for a tramcar. 2》 informal a pair of parallel lines at the sides of a tennis court or at the side or back of a badminton court …   English new terms dictionary

  • tramline — tram•line [[t]ˈtræmˌlaɪn[/t]] n. trs brit. tramway 2) • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • tramline — /ˈtræmlaɪn/ (say tramluyn) noun 1. (usually plural) the track on which trams run. 2. one of the rails of such track. 3. the route of a tram. 4. (plural) Tennis, etc. the outer marking lines of a tennis court, etc. {tram1 + line1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tramline — The rails along which a tram runs …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tramline — noun the track on which trams or streetcars run • Syn: ↑tramway, ↑streetcar track • Hypernyms: ↑track • Part Meronyms: ↑track, ↑rail, ↑rails, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tramline farming — /ˈtræmlaɪn famɪŋ/ (say tramluyn fahming) noun → controlled traffic farming …   Australian English dictionary

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