2. Noun. (meteorology) The diffusion of air from an organized current into the general atmosphere ¹
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Definition of Detrainment
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Detrainment
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1. The Working and Management of an English Railway by George Findlay (1899)
"It would therefore be necessary to appropriate Brentwood and Chelmsford stations for the detrainment of the Army Corps coming from Lichfield, ..."
2. The 131st U. S. Infantry (First Infantry Illinois National Guard) in the by Joseph Brown Sanborn, George Nathaniel Malstrom (1919)
"detrainment will bo announced to troops by Bugle Calls: (a) Preparatory signal, ... (a) Orders for detrainment and allotment of billets will be issued to ..."
3. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"... and by expediting the detrainment and despatch of other troops which Joffre was sending north from his right, the most important of these reinforcements ..."