broad-gauge


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broad-gauge

(brôd′gāj′)
adj.
1. Having a broad gauge. Used of a railroad track.
2. Informal Having a wide scope: broad-gauge criticism.
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First of all, entire metre-gauge section in North-east region has been fully converted into broad-gauge line.
Sunil Jakhar, a Congress candidate from the Punjab constituency of Ferozpur, promised the farmer community "a broad-gauge freight service to Pakistan".
Francis Cowell may be right about Brunei's 'skimping' in building the 'stayed suspension' Saltash Bridge as a broad-gauge single-track--though should not the directors of the Cornwall Railway take the blame (Letters, PE April)?