maglev


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mag·lev

or Mag·lev  (măg′lĕv)
n.
2. A high-speed train that operates by means of magnetic levitation.

maglev

(ˈmæɡˌlɛv)
n
(Railways) a type of high-speed train that runs on magnets supported by a magnetic field generated around the track
[C20: from mag(netic) lev(itation)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maglev - high-speed rail technologymaglev - high-speed rail technology; train is suspended on a magnetic cushion above a magnetized track and so travels free of friction
rail technology, railroading - the activity of designing and constructing and operating railroads
Translations
Magnetschwebebahn

maglev

n (Rail) → Magnet(schwebe)bahn f
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It took three years of research for the Chinese team to lay the technical foundation for five sets of maglev engineering prototypes, which are quieter and smoother than conventional trains and have a greater potential for high speeds using a lightweight, strong and durable train body.
Northeast Maglev aims to connect New York, Baltimore, and Washington via magnetic powered trains traveling up to 311 miles per hour.
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The successful test run has laid the foundation for the sixth generation maglev train with a designed speed of 200 kmph, the report said.
Developed by Sichuan-based Southwest Jiaotong University, it is the first high-temperature superconducting maglev test loop in China.
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Numerous researchers have studied the maglev vehicle system in various fields.
To test the train, China's leading rail transportation equipment maker, CRRC Corp Ltd, plans to build a maglev rail line no less than 5 km long.
The government proposed to undertake the Maglev project on a public private partnership ( PPP) mode.