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mon·o·rail

 (mŏn′ə-rāl′)
n.
1. A single rail serving as a track for wheeled vehicles traveling on it or suspended from it.
2. A railway system using a single rail.

monorail

(ˈmɒnəʊˌreɪl)
n
(Railways) a single-rail railway, often elevated and with suspended cars

mon•o•rail

(ˈmɒn əˌreɪl)

n.
1. a single rail functioning as a track for wheeled vehicles, as railroad cars, balanced upon or suspended from it.
2. a transportation system using such a rail.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monorail - a railway having a single trackmonorail - a railway having a single track  
railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
Translations
سِكَّة حَديد أحادِيَّة الخَط
jednokolejná dráha
monorail
egysínû vasút
einfalt járnbrautarspor
vienbėgis geležinkelis
viensliežu dzelzceļš
jednokoľajná železnica
monoraytek raylı demiryolu

monorail

[ˈmɒnəʊreɪl] Nmonocarril m, monorraíl m

monorail

[ˈmɒnəʊreɪl] nmonorail mmonosodium glutamate [ˌmɒnəsəʊdiəmˈgluːtəmeɪt] nglutamate m de sodium

monorail

monorail

[ˈmɒnəʊˌreɪl] nmonorotaia

monorail

(ˈmonəreil) noun
a system of railways with trains which run hanging from, or along the top of, one rail.
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He pointed to the willingness of the Turkish investor to invest in Ardebil city's monorail system as well, and said, "The Turkish investor has voiced his willingness to help Ardebil municipality to construct a monorail system in the city which will reduce the traffic problems of the city.
Mr Maybury has joined that chorus and is urging transport bosses to take a detailed at look at a monorail system based on the Metrail scheme being developed in Dubai.
The monorail system links areas in inner Kuala Lumpur not served by rail transport.
The King Abdullah Financial District Monorail system has a rapid implementation schedule with revenue service scheduled to commence in 2012, he added.
The well known 'tro-tros', buses and other commercial vehicles will be rerouted to feed the transit line after implementation, in order to link more passengers to the Monorail system.