Definition of Derailing

1. Verb. (present participle of derail) ¹



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Definition of Derailing

1. derail [v] - See also: derail

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Derailing

deradicalises
deradicalising
deradicalization
deradicalize
deradicalized
deradicalizes
deradicalizing
deraign
deraigned
deraigning
deraigns
derail
derailed
derailer
derailers
derailing (current term)
derailleur
derailleurs
derailment
derailments
derails
derain
derained
deraining
derains
deramciclane
derandomisation
derandomise
derandomised
derandomises

Literary usage of Derailing

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"There were two of these derailing switches, one for each of the Intersections of the prongs of the Т with track No. 3. The distance along track No. ..."

2. Maintenance of Way and Structures by William Clyde Willard (1915)
"derailing Switches and Derails.—A derailing switch or derail is used on sidings to prevent cars or trains from fouling the main track; and on main track at ..."

3. The Civil Engineer's Pocket-book by John Cresson Trautwine (1919)
"Л derail Is used in main or in side tracks where derailing Is preferable to ... In the derailing position, rh- switch-rail Is usually supported by two or ..."

4. The Trackman's Helper: A Book of Instruction for Track Foremen by Joseph Kindelan (1894)
"... To Cut Switch Ties the Proper Length—H, Tamping Switch Ties—15, Putting In Three Throw Switches—16, derailing Switches—17, Turnouts from Curves—18, ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1912)
"The use of this derailing switch had been maintained until a few weeks previous to the accident. There was testimony that its use was discontinued by reason ..."

6. Notes on Track: Construction and Maintenance by Walter Mason Camp (1903)
"174 shows the derailing switch with a single moving rail set for derailing. ... In the derailing position it should be backed by a few rail braces near the ..."

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