(of a railroad or section of a railroad's route) having but one set of tracks, so that trains going in opposite directions must be scheduled to meet only at points where there are sidings.
having a narrow scope; one-track: He has a single-track mind.
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How to use single-track in a sentence
It had a single track about two miles long, with a switch in the middle for the passing of cars from the opposite ends.Silver Chimes in Syria | W. S. Nelson
A snow of several inches in depth had fallen, and within the circle enclosed by the palisade not a single track was to be seen.Wild Western Scenes | John Beauchamp Jones
It was the old and deadly peril of fighting blockades from both ends on a single track.The Nerve of Foley | Frank H. Spearman
Along this single track of iron road the entire transport of the Servian Army is being effected.
Through the immense ocean of universal change we look back on the single track which our frail boat has cut through the waste.Lucretia, Complete | Edward Bulwer-Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for singletrack (1 of 2)
an off-road trail used by cyclists, wide enough for only one bicycle at a time
British Dictionary definitions for single-track (2 of 2)
(of a railway) having only a single pair of lines, so that trains can travel in only one direction at a time
(of a road) only wide enough for one vehicle
able to think about only one thing; one-track
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