yardmaster
noun Date: 1858 the person in charge of operations in a railroad yard

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • yardmaster — ☆ yardmaster [yärd′mas΄tər ] n. a person in charge of a railroad yard …   English World dictionary

  • yardmaster — /yahrd mas teuhr, mah steuhr/, n. a person who superintends all or part of a railroad yard. [1870 75; YARD2 + MASTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • yardmaster — noun A railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard …   Wiktionary

  • yardmaster — n. inspector of a railroad yard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • yardmaster — yard•mas•ter [[t]ˈyɑrdˌmæs tər, ˌmɑ stər[/t]] n. rai a person who superintends all or part of a railroad yard • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • yardmaster — /ˈjadmastə/ (say yahdmahstuh) noun a man employed to superintend a railway yard. {yard2 + master} …   Australian English dictionary

  • yardmaster — noun a railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard • Syn: ↑trainmaster, ↑train dispatcher • Hypernyms: ↑dispatcher, ↑trainman, ↑railroader, ↑railroad man, ↑railwayman, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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