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detrain

[ dee-treyn ]
/ diˈtreɪn /
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verb (used without object)
to alight from a railway train; arrive by train.
Meteorology. to transfer air from an organized air current to the surrounding atmosphere (opposed to entrain2 def. 3).
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Origin of detrain

First recorded in 1880–85; de- + train

OTHER WORDS FROM detrain

de·train·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for detrain

detrain
/ (diːˈtreɪn) /

verb
to leave or cause to leave a railway train, as passengers, etc

Derived forms of detrain

detrainment, noun
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