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trunk route


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trunk route line that is the main route on a railway
    • ***


In literature:

Uprooting this mighty tree of huge trunk looking like a mace, I will rout the enemy.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 4" by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
Edison was now a newsboy on the Grand Trunk, and he arranged his route so as to spend every other night at Mount Clemens.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Grand Trunk Pacific, 205; the demand for, 209; question of the route, 207-8, 210, 215-18; building and financing of, 208-9, 211-15, 217.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
You see, it's a branch linking up with the Southern Trunk route.
"The Son of his Father" by Ridgwell Cullum
Running out from this trunk line there were six cross routes, four in Lower Canada, and two in Upper Canada.
"The History of the Post Office in British North America" by William Smith
Expresses were discontinued on all lines except the trunk routes that were kept in fairly good condition for that very purpose.
"The Iron Ration" by George Abel Schreiner

In news:

Cuts in revenue the state distributes to local communities could show up this winter in how well state trunk lines like US 31 Business Route and M-46 are plowed.
AP Photo Peter Quillin, in the dark trunks, rips Hassan N'Dam with a left hook en route to a 12-round decision victory that earned the Grand Rapids native the World Boxing Organization middleweight championship.

In science:

Buses act as Super-nodes, routing through other buses to reach other depots. (a) considers a trunk service between depots, while (b) considers a loop service .
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High voltage, gas, low voltage, and ļ¬beroptic lines will be routed to the end of the barrel or to the periphery of the endcaps and connected to gas manifolds or trunk lines.
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