|1.||[ noun ] (transportation,business) line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system|
|Synonyms:||railway railway_system railway_line railroad_line|
|Related terms:||line metro rail scenic_railway cog_railway monorail el cable_railway|
|2.||[ verb ] supply with railroad lines|
"railroad the West"
|Related terms:||supply railway|
|3.||[ verb ] (transportation) transport by railroad|
|Related terms:||transport railroad_track|
|4.||[ noun ] (transportation) a line of track providing a runway for wheels|
"he walked along the railroad track"
|Related terms:||track line siding broad_gauge narrow_gauge standard_gauge switch gantlet line track tie|
|5.||[ verb ] compel by coercion, threats, or crude means|
"They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"