flangeway

[ flanj-wey ]
/ ˈflændʒ weɪ /

noun Railroads.

an opening, parallel to a rail, made through platforms, pavements, track structures, etc., to permit passage of wheel flanges.

Nearby words

  1. flanders poppy,
  2. flaneur,
  3. flange,
  4. flange coupling,
  5. flanged rail,
  6. flank,
  7. flank position,
  8. flank speed,
  9. flanken,
  10. flanker

Origin of flangeway


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