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Definition of the noun cog railway

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noun

  1. railway for steep mountains; a cogwheel on the locomotive engages cogs on a center rail to provide traction

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Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Western Railroad MTWCR Mt Washington Cog Railway MWR Muncie and Western Railroad NAJ Napierville Junction Railway NAP Narragansett Pier Railroad NAR Northern Alberta Railways; Northern Australia Railway National Railroads ...

Google previewWebster's II New Riverside Desk Dictionary (1995)

For Home, School, Office by Daniel Webster

cog railway n. A railway designed to climb steep slopes by means of a cogwheel cog-wheel (kog'hwe)', -weT) n. A wheel with cogs. co-hab-it (ko- hab'it) v. L To live together as spouses. 2. To live together as lovers when not ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries

COg railway n. A railway designed to climb steep slopes, having a locomotive with a center cogwheel that engages with a cogged center rail to provide traction. Cogs* well chair (kogz'wel', -wal) n. [Prob. < the name Cogswell.) An upholstered ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

A General Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences, Literature, History, Biography, Geography, Etc., of the World; Editor-in-chief, Frederick Converse Beach ... Managing Editor, Forrest Morgan ... Assistant Editors, Nathan Haskell Dole ... Edward Thomas Roe ... Thomas Campbell Copeland ... by Frederick Converse Beach, Forrest Morgan, George Edwin Rines, E. T. Roe, Nathan Haskell Dole, Thomas Campbell Copeland

The Pike's Peak cog railway terminates at Manitou. A large number of tourists ...

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