Definition of Maglev

1. Noun. High-speed rail technology; train is suspended on a magnetic cushion above a magnetized track and so travels free of friction.

Exact synonyms: Magnetic Levitation
Generic synonyms: Rail Technology, Railroading



Definition of Maglev

1. Adjective. (rail transport) Describing a train, system, etc, that operates by magnetic levitation. ¹

2. Noun. (rail transport) A train propelled by magnetic levitation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maglev

1. a train using magnets to move above the tracks [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maglev

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magistricide
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magitian
maglev (current term)
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magna cum laude
magna opera
magnalities

Literary usage of Maglev

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1. New Ways: Tiltrotor Aircraft and Magnetically Levitated Vehicles (1992)
"Findings • maglev and tiltrotor concepts are technically feasible. ... If the maglev or tilt- rotor vehicles depart as frequently as airliners, ..."

2. Defense Conversion: Redirecting R&Dby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"The Federal Government's sudden withdrawal from HSGT in the mid-1970s is a major reason companies now give for not investing their own money in maglev. ..."

3. High-Speed Ground Transportation: Issues Affecting Development in the U.S. by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"Traversing these curves and hills on a maglev at speeds over 250 mph could ... US maglev engineers hope to design a system that can be adapted to the curves ..."

4. U. S. Industrial Outlook, 1994: Business Forecasts for 350 IndustriesBusiness & Economics (1994)
"Advances in High-Speed Passenger Service Major US advances in high-speed ground transportation— steel wheel on steel rail and maglev (magnetic lévitation) ..."

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