verb (used without object)
- the rolling stock, exclusive of the locomotive, making up a train.
- a record made of this rolling stock.
Examples from the Web for consisted
But one convoy alone, according to Lysenko, consisted of 32 tanks, 16 D-30 howitzers and 30 KamAZ heavy trucks.Putin Is Lying on Ukraine—and the West Can’t Stop Him|Jamie Dettmer|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rather, at the end, the audience—which, it turned out, consisted mostly of teachers, headed toward the exits.
For William Clark, writing in his journal, the memorable sights of that autumn day in 1804 consisted mainly of animal migrations.The Tribe at the Center of America: The Story of the Mandan|Andrew Graybill|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This consisted of wine that was now free and leftover cheese.Backstage at the Razzie Awards, Honoring Hollywood’s Worst Films|David Eckstein|March 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It consisted of various articles and documents from American history interposed with the text of the Old and New Testaments.Ted Cruz and Donald Trump a Sideshow at Fire and Brimstone Rally|Ben Jacobs|August 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They consisted of wooden splints coated with sulphur and tipped with antimony, chlorate of potash, and gum.Great Inventions and Discoveries|Willis Duff Piercy
It consisted of rank weeds growing to the height of twelve feet.
The public generally supposed those marks to have consisted of some description of scars.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
This consisted in providing for punishments in case his enterprises miscarried.The Prince of India, Volume I|Lew. Wallace
The music, which consisted of violins and guitars, bore up indefatigably.Borneo and the Indian Archipelago|Frank S. Marryat
British Dictionary definitions for consisted
Word Origin for consist
Word Origin and History for consisted
1520s, from Middle French consister (14c.) or directly from Latin consistere "to stand firm, take a standing position, stop, halt," from com- "together" (see com-) + sistere "to place," causative of stare "to be standing" (see assist). Related: Consisted; consisting.