trackage

trackage
noun Date: 1880 1. lines of railway track 2. a. a right to use the tracks of another railroad line b. the charge for such right

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  • Trackage — Track age, n. 1. The act of tracking, or towing, as a boat; towage. [1913 Webster] 2. (Railroads) Lines of track, collectively; as, an extensive trackage. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trackage — ☆ trackage [trak′ij ] n. [ TRACK + AGE] 1. all the tracks of a railroad 2. a) permission for a railroad to use the tracks of another b) a charge for this …   English World dictionary

  • trackage — I. kij, kēj noun ( s) Etymology: track (IV) + age : an act of towing : towage II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • trackage — /ˈtrækɪdʒ/ (say trakij) noun US 1. the tracks, collectively, of a railway. 2. the provision of tracks. 3. the right of one railway company to use the tracks of another. 4. Also, trackage charge. the money paid for this right. {track1 + age} …  

  • trackage charge — noun see trackage II, 2b …   Useful english dictionary

  • trackage right — noun see trackage II, 2a …   Useful english dictionary

  • trackage — /trak ij/, n. 1. the whole quantity of track owned by a railroad. 2. the right of one railroad company to use the tracks of another. 3. the money paid for this right. [1875 80, Amer.; TRACK + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • trackage — noun a) railway tracks considered as a whole b) The right of a railway company to use the tracks belonging to another; the charge levied for this right …   Wiktionary

  • trackage — track·age || trækɪdÊ’ n. railroad tracks; payment for use of railway …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trackage — track·age …   English syllables

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