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maglev

or Mag·lev

[ mag-lev ]
/ ˈmægˌlɛv /
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noun
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Origin of maglev

First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for maglev

maglev
/ (ˈmæɡˌlɛv) /

noun
a type of high-speed train that runs on magnets supported by a magnetic field generated around the track

Word Origin for maglev

C20: from mag (netic) lev (itation)
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