tracklayer


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tracklayer

(ˈtrækˌleɪə)
n
(Railways) US another name for a trackman
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tracklayer - a workman who lays and repairs railroad trackstracklayer - a workman who lays and repairs railroad tracks
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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tracklayer

n
(= caterpillar (vehicle))Raupenfahrzeug ntor -schlepper m
(US Rail) → Streckenarbeiter(in) m(f)
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4540392 laying railway tracks of normal track tracklayer preparation units based on and related work
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By dusting off old advertisements, you'll find the Best 25 Tracklayer was capable of "doing the work of 12 horses and three men.
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4540392 Placement of railway tracks of normal track tracklayer preparation units at the base and related work
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