Definition of Derailments

1. Noun. (plural of derailment) ¹



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Definition of Derailments

1. derailment [n] - See also: derailment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Derailments

deradicalized
deradicalizes
deradicalizing
deraign
deraigned
deraigning
deraigns
derail
derailed
derailer
derailers
derailing
derailleur
derailleurs
derailment
derailments (current term)
derails
derain
derained
deraining
derains
deramciclane
derandomisation
derandomise
derandomised
derandomises
derandomising
derandomization
derandomizations
derandomize

Literary usage of Derailments

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1. An American Transportation System: A Criticism of the Past and the Present by George A. Rankin (1909)
"Accidents caused by derailments One-third of all accidents legitimately chargeable to railway operation, come from collisions and derailments, ..."

2. Uganda's Katikiro in England: Being the Offical Account of His Visit to the by Ham Mukasa, Ernest Millar (1904)
"... straightforwardness—Turtle soup—Kilindini—Mombasa fort—Lunch with Mr. Marsden—Departure from Mombasa—derailments on the Uganda Railway—Port Florence— ..."

3. The Carman's Helper by Hugh K. Christie (1920)
"derailments AND DERRICK CARS Derrick cars are placed at various points for picking up ... Many different causes enter into derailments, and the mechanical ..."

4. Notes on Railroad Accidents by Charles Francis Adams (1879)
"CAR-COUPLINGS IN derailments. v WHOLLY apart from the derailment, which was the real occasion of the Des Jardines disaster, there was one other cause which ..."

5. Commentaries on the Law of Torts: A Philosophic Discussion of the General by Edgar Benton Kinkead (1903)
"Collisions — derailments — Presumption of Negligence from.—The rule is well settled that where injury is sustained by a passenger by the breaking down of a ..."

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