derailment

(redirected from entgleisen)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

de·rail

 (dē-rāl′)
intr. & tr.v. de·railed, de·rail·ing, de·rails
1. To run or cause to run off the rails.
2. To come or bring to a sudden halt: a campaign derailed by lack of funds; a policy that derailed under the new administration.

[French dérailler : dé-, off (from Old French de-; see de-) + rail, rail (from English; see rail1).]

de·rail′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.derailment - an accident in which a train runs off its trackderailment - an accident in which a train runs off its track
misadventure, mischance, mishap - an instance of misfortune
Translations
vykolejení
kisikláskisiklasztás
ontsporing
urspårning

derailment

[dɪˈreɪlmənt] Ndescarrilamiento m

derailment

[diːˈreɪlmənt] n [train] → déraillement m

derailment

nEntgleisung f

derailment

[dɪˈreɪlmənt] nderagliamento