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rail·road·ing

 (rāl′rō′dĭng)
n.
The construction or operation of railroads.
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rail•road•ing

(ˈreɪlˌroʊ dɪŋ)

n.
1. the construction or operation of railroads.
2. travel by railroad.
[1850–55, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.railroading - the activity of designing and constructing and operating railroads
engineering, technology - the practical application of science to commerce or industry
maglev, magnetic levitation - high-speed rail technology; train is suspended on a magnetic cushion above a magnetized track and so travels free of friction
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References in classic literature ?
If Vahna'd put me wise to where it came from, I could say good-bye to railroading and hit the high places for Nebraska and Sarah.
What of Aunt Eliza's farm I was rich enough to quit railroading, but not rich enough to turn my back on big money--and I just couldn't help believing them two women.
It is hard to make railroading pleasant in any country.
In news-gathering, too, much more than in railroading, the day of the telephone has arrived.
Critique: Beautifully and profusely illustrated from cover to cover, "The First Railroads: Atlas of Early Railroads" is a uniquely informed and informative history that is a 'must read' for any and all railroading enthusiasts.
Alaska Railroad workers tend to be enthusiastic about their jobs and their love of railroading, but even a love of the industry can be obscured when layoffs loom.