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en·train 1

 (ĕn-trān′)
tr.v. en·trained, en·train·ing, en·trains
1. To pull or draw along after itself.
2. Chemistry To carry (suspended particles, for example) along in a current or into the vapor phase.

[French entrainer, from Old French : en-, in; see en-1 + trainer, to drag; see train.]

en·train′er n.
en·train′ment n.

en·train 2

 (ĕn-trān′)
v. en·trained, en·train·ing, en·trains
v.intr.
To go aboard a train.
v.tr.
To put aboard a train.

entrain

(ɪnˈtreɪn)
vb
(Railways) to board or put aboard a train
enˈtrainment n

entrain

(ɪnˈtreɪn)
vb (tr)
1. (Chemistry) (of a liquid or gas) to carry along (drops of liquid, bubbles, etc), as in certain distillations
2. (Civil Engineering) to disperse (air bubbles) through concrete in order to increase its resistance to frost
3. (Zoology) zoology to adjust (an internal rhythm of an organism) so that it synchronizes with an external cycle, such as that of light and dark
enˈtrainment n

en•train1

(ɛnˈtreɪn)

v.i.
1. to go aboard a train.
v.t.
2. to put aboard a train.
[1880–85]
en•train′er, n.

en•train2

(ɛnˈtreɪn)

v.t.
1. (of a substance, as a vapor) to carry along (a dissimilar substance, as drops of liquid) during a given process, as evaporation or distillation.
2. (of a liquid) to trap (bubbles).
[1560–70; < Middle French entrainer=en- en-1 + trainer to drag, trail; see train]
en•train′ment, n.

entrain


Past participle: entrained
Gerund: entraining

Imperative
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Present
I entrain
you entrain
he/she/it entrains
we entrain
you entrain
they entrain
Preterite
I entrained
you entrained
he/she/it entrained
we entrained
you entrained
they entrained
Present Continuous
I am entraining
you are entraining
he/she/it is entraining
we are entraining
you are entraining
they are entraining
Present Perfect
I have entrained
you have entrained
he/she/it has entrained
we have entrained
you have entrained
they have entrained
Past Continuous
I was entraining
you were entraining
he/she/it was entraining
we were entraining
you were entraining
they were entraining
Past Perfect
I had entrained
you had entrained
he/she/it had entrained
we had entrained
you had entrained
they had entrained
Future
I will entrain
you will entrain
he/she/it will entrain
we will entrain
you will entrain
they will entrain
Future Perfect
I will have entrained
you will have entrained
he/she/it will have entrained
we will have entrained
you will have entrained
they will have entrained
Future Continuous
I will be entraining
you will be entraining
he/she/it will be entraining
we will be entraining
you will be entraining
they will be entraining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been entraining
you have been entraining
he/she/it has been entraining
we have been entraining
you have been entraining
they have been entraining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been entraining
you will have been entraining
he/she/it will have been entraining
we will have been entraining
you will have been entraining
they will have been entraining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been entraining
you had been entraining
he/she/it had been entraining
we had been entraining
you had been entraining
they had been entraining
Conditional
I would entrain
you would entrain
he/she/it would entrain
we would entrain
you would entrain
they would entrain
Past Conditional
I would have entrained
you would have entrained
he/she/it would have entrained
we would have entrained
you would have entrained
they would have entrained
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.entrain - board a train
board, get on - get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
Translations

entrain

[ɪnˈtreɪn] VI (esp Mil) → tomar el tren (for a)

entrain

vt troops(in Eisenbahnwaggons) verladen
vi(in den Zug) einsteigen
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