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  • 1 narrow — adj., n., & v. adj. (narrower, narrowest) 1 a of small width in proportion to length; lacking breadth. b confined or confining; constricted (within narrow bounds). 2 of limited scope; restricted (in the narrowest sense). 3 with little margin (a… …

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  • 2 Narrow Neck Plateau — in the rain at sunset, Blue Mountains National Park …

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  • 3 narrow — [nar′ō, ner′ō] adj. [ME narwe < OE nearu, akin to MDu nare, OS naru < IE base * (s)ner , to turn, twist > SNARE, Gr narkē, stupor] 1. small in width as compared to length; esp., less wide than is customary, standard, or expected; not… …

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  • 4 Narrow gauge slate railways in England — Narrow gauge railways were often deployed by the slate industry, due to their low cost of installation, operation, and easy relaying as quarrying developed. Name Opened Closed Gauge Location Notes Burlington Slate Quarries railway[1] [2] after… …

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  • 5 pass — pass1 [pas, päs] n. [ME pas: see PACE1] a narrow passage or opening, esp. between mountains; gap; defile pass2 [pas, päs] vi. [ME passen < OFr passer < VL * passare < L passus, a step: see PACE1] 1. to go o …

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  • 6 Narrow gauge railways in Canada — White Pass and Yukon Route Steam Locomotive 73 Although most railways of central and eastern Canada were initially built to a 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge, there were several, especially on Canada s Atlantic coast, which… …

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  • 7 Narrow gauge railroads in the United States — Standard gauge was favored for railway construction in the United States, although a fairly large narrow gauge system developed in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Isolated narrow gauge lines were built in many areas to minimize construction… …

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  • 8 Narrow gauge railway — Track gauge by size Broad gauge St …

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  • 9 narrow — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb 1 of a road/river/gap/range ADVERB ▪ considerably, significantly ▪ The gap between the candidates has narrowed significantly. ▪ a little, slightly, etc …

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  • 10 narrow — 01. The truck had a lot of trouble getting down the [narrow] street. 02. The old man [narrowly] missed being killed when a car almost hit him as he was crossing the street. 03. We paddled the canoe through a [narrow] channel, and into the open… …

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  • 11 pass — pass1 W1S1 [pa:s US pæs] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go past)¦ 2¦(move/go)¦ 3¦(put)¦ 4¦(road/river etc)¦ 5¦(give)¦ 6¦(give information)¦ 7¦(time)¦ 8¦(exam/test)¦ 9¦(law/proposal)¦ 10¦(happen)¦ …

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  • 12 pass — 1 verb 1 GO PAST (I, T) to come up to a particular point or object and go past it: The crowd parted to let the truck pass. | They kept quiet until the soldiers had passed. | pass sb/sth: We passed each other on the staircase. | I pass the sports… …

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  • 13 pass — passless, adj. /pas, pahs/, v.t. 1. to move past; go by: to pass another car on the road. 2. to let go without notice, action, remark, etc.; leave unconsidered; disregard; overlook: Pass chapter two and go on to chapter three. 3. to omit the… …

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  • 14 pass — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 in sports ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, long ▪ short ▪ good, perfect ▪ dropped, errant …

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  • 15 pass — [[t]pɑ͟ːs, pæ̱s[/t]] ♦ passes, passing, passed 1) VERB To pass someone or something means to go past them without stopping. [V n] As she passed the library door, the telephone began to ring... Jane stood aside to let her pass... [V ing] I sat in… …

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  • 16 pass — [[t]pæs, pɑs[/t]] v. t. 1) to move past; go by: to pass a car on the road[/ex] 2) to let go without notice, action, etc.; disregard 3) to cause or allow to go through a barrier, obstacle, etc.: The guard passed the visitor[/ex] 4) to go across or …

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  • 17 pass — [c]/pas / (say pahs) verb (passed or, Rare, past, passing) –verb (t) 1. to go by or move past (something). 2. to go by without acting upon or noticing; leave unmentioned. 3. to omit payment of (a dividend, etc.). 4. to go or get through (a… …

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  • 18 pass — Synonyms and related words: OK, abalienate, abandon, abysm, abyss, accept, access, accredit, act like, administer, adopt, advance, affiliate, affirm, aggrandize, agree to, aisle, alien, alienate, alley, allow, ambulatory, amen, amortize, answer,… …

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  • 19 narrow — adj 1. slender, thin, slim, spare, slight, gracile, narrow as an arrow, thin as six o clock, slender as a thread; tapered, drawn out, fine drawn, attenuated; narrowish, isthmian, narrow gauged. 2. meager, scant, scanty, sparse, scrimpy, exiguous; …

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  • 20 pass — 1. v. & n. v. (past part. passed) (see also PAST). 1 intr. (often foll. by along, by, down, on, etc.) move onward; proceed, esp. past some point of reference (saw the procession passing). 2 tr. a go past; leave (a thing etc.) on one side or… …

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