switchyard


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switch·yard

 (swĭch′yärd′)
n.
An area where railroad cars are switched and trains assembled.

switchyard

(ˈswɪtʃˌjɑːd)
n
(Railways) US and Canadian an area in a railway system where rolling stock is shunted, as in forming trains

switch•yard

(ˈswɪtʃˌyɑrd)

n.
a railroad yard in which rolling stock is distributed or made up into trains.
[1885–90, Amer.]
Translations

switchyard

[ˈswɪtʃjɑːd] N (US) (Rail) → patio m de maniobras, estación f clasificadora
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