I. noun Date: 1852 the laying of tracks on a railway line II. adjective Date: 1884 of, relating to, or being a vehicle that travels on two or more endless usually metal belts

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tracklaying — Tracklayer Track lay er, n. (Railroads) Any workman engaged in work involved in putting the track in place. [U. S. & Canada] {Track lay ing}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tracklaying — /ˈtrækleɪɪŋ/ (say traklaying) noun 1. the laying down of railway lines. 2. the laying down of a track, as by an advance vehicle for others to follow. {track1 + lay1 + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • tracklaying vehicle — transportation vehicle that moves in steel chains, type of military vehicle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tracklaying vehicle — /ˈtrækleɪɪŋ ˌviɪkəl/ (say traklaying .veeikuhl) noun a vehicle, as a tank or tractor, the wheels on each side of which move on a track (track1 def. 8); caterpillar …   Australian English dictionary

  • Welsh Highland Railway restoration — The restoration of Welsh Highland Railway has a colourful and complex history. This article provides the modern history: Welsh Highland Railway LimitedAfter the 1944 winding up of the old 1922 company, a few articles appeared in the railway press …   Wikipedia

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  • tracklayer — noun Date: 1853 1. a worker engaged in tracklaying 2. a tracklaying vehicle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snowcat — noun Date: 1955 a tracklaying vehicle for travel on snow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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