permanent way


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permanent way

n
(Railways) chiefly Brit the track of a railway, including the ballast, sleepers, rails, etc
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The water was now high in the streams, squirting through the weirs, and tinkling under culverts; the smallest gullies were all full; there was no taking short cuts anywhere, and foot-passengers were compelled to follow the permanent ways.
This study elucidates how the effects permeated the social infrastructure and changed it in permanent ways.
In recent decades, new immigrants and refugees have changed the face of Saint Paul in positive and permanent ways.
On September 15 that period will officially end m and the prescription drug community will need to find other, more permanent ways of continuing to build top-line performance.
Many organizations have felt the economic recession in hard, permanent ways.
It is also a common one, occurring frequently through every person's life, and one that marks us in permanent ways, changes us, and ultimately is a defining part of who we are and how we live.
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