Definition of Tracklayer

1. Noun. A workman who lays and repairs railroad tracks.

Exact synonyms: Platelayer
Generic synonyms: Jack, Laborer, Labourer, Manual Laborer



Definition of Tracklayer

1. n. Any workman engaged in work involved in putting the track in place.

Definition of Tracklayer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tracklayer

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tracked vehicle
trackee
trackees
tracker
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tracker mortgages
trackerball
trackers
trackie
tracking
tracking down
tracking shot
trackings
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tracklayings
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trackless
trackless trolley
tracklessly
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tracklist
tracklisting
tracklistings
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Literary usage of Tracklayer

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1. Railway Adventures and Anecdotes: Extending Over More Than Fifty Years by Richard Pike (1884)
"The railroad tracklayer is now working along regularly at the rate of a mile a day. The machine is a car 60 feet long and 10 feet wide. ..."

2. Dibble Sticks, Donkeys, and Diesels: Machines in Crop Production by Joseph K. Campbell (1990)
"... 4-bottom disk plow 1.3 80-hp tracklayer and 7-bottom disk plow 0.7 5-hp power tiller plowing wet soil 20-40 10-hp double-axle pedestrian tractor tilling ..."

3. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1909)
"If it were possible to accomplish construction from the rear, no doubt an actual tracklayer would either have been already evolved from the fertile brains ..."

4. The Trackman's Helper by Joseph Kindelan (1894)
"NEW ROAD. should have charge of the Ironmen, another of the Spikers, and a third of the Surfacing Crew, all subject to the Boss Tracklayer. ..."

5. The Trackman's Helper. Revised and Enlarged ...: Revised and Enlarged ... A by Joseph Kindelan (1898)
"It is poor economy to try to lay track without any of the three foremen mentioned, as is sometimes done, because, although a good tracklayer may be able to ..."

6. Transactions of the International Engineering Congress, 1915 (1916)
"The inspection committee is usually made up of a miner, a driver and a tracklayer or timberman. Where mining machines are used, a machine runner is ..."

7. Automobile Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1920)
"Holt and Tracklayer. All the horizontal motors described are specially designed for tractor service by the manufacturers of the tractors themselves and ..."

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