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Hovertrain

[ huhv-er-treyn, hov- ]
/ ˈhʌv ərˌtreɪn, ˈhɒv- /
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noun
an experimental high-speed British train that rides on a cushion of air and is propelled by a linear motor.
(lowercase) aerotrain.
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Origin of Hovertrain

First recorded in 1960–65; hover + train
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British Dictionary definitions for Hovertrain

hovertrain
/ (ˈhɒvəˌtreɪn) /

noun
a train that moves over a concrete track and is supported while in motion by a cushion of air supplied by powerful fans
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