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1. railway

noun. ['ˈreɪlˌweɪ'] a line of track providing a runway for wheels.

Synonyms

  • narrow gauge
  • siding
  • broad gauge
  • sidetrack
  • rail
  • gantlet
  • rail line
  • tie
  • turnout
  • railroad track
  • railroad siding
  • rails
  • railroad
  • crosstie
  • switch
  • runway
  • standard gauge
  • track
  • railway line
  • railroad tie
  • line

Antonyms

  • walk
  • ignoble
  • decreased
  • lowered

Etymology

  • rail (English)
  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • way (English)
  • weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. railway

noun. ['ˈreɪlˌweɪ'] line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight.

Synonyms

  • rail
  • elevated
  • overhead railway
  • elevated railroad
  • railway system
  • tube
  • rack railway
  • funicular railway
  • railroad line
  • cog railway
  • el
  • elevated railway
  • underground
  • railroad
  • scenic railway
  • subway system
  • monorail
  • funicular
  • metro
  • railway line
  • cable railway
  • line

Antonyms

  • anode
  • overt
  • overhead
  • surface

Etymology

  • rail (English)
  • hrægl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • way (English)
  • weg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. cog

noun. ['ˈkɔg'] tooth on the rim of gear wheel.

Synonyms

  • geared wheel
  • tooth
  • gear wheel
  • sprocket
  • cogwheel

Antonyms

  • dominant
  • insubordinate
  • domineering
  • independent

Etymology

  • cogge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. cog

verb. ['ˈkɔg'] roll steel ingots.

Synonyms

  • roll

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • stand still

Etymology

  • cogge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. cog

verb. ['ˈkɔg'] join pieces of wood with cogs.

Synonyms

  • bring together

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unwind

Etymology

  • cogge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. cog

noun. ['ˈkɔg'] a subordinate who performs an important but routine function.

Synonyms

  • foot soldier
  • subsidiary
  • underling

Antonyms

  • disconnect
  • disassemble
  • detach
  • divide

Etymology

  • cogge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with cog-railway


1. Noun Phrase
A cog railway travels up the privately owned Pikes Peak outside of Colorado Springs, the mountain that inspired verses in Katherine Lee Bates' "America the Beautiful."

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