Definition of Shunters

1. Noun. (plural of shunter) ¹



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Definition of Shunters

1. shunter [n] - See also: shunter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shunters

shunning
shunnings
shunpike
shunpiked
shunpiker
shunpikers
shunpikes
shunpiking
shunpikings
shuns
shunt
shunt circuit
shuntable
shunted
shunter
shunters (current term)
shunting
shuntings
shunts
shunworthy
shunyata
shup
shura
shurangiz
shuras
shure
shurely shome mishtake
shuriken
shurikens
shush

Literary usage of Shunters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Should Our Railways be Nationalised?: A Comparison of British, German,and by William Cunningham (1903)
"... and Firemen 44058 Porters 50844 shunters 9244 Inspectors 8610 Passenger Guards 6826 ... shunters ..."

2. Safe Railway Working: A Popular Treatise on Railway Accidents Their Cause by Clement Edwin Stretton (1893)
"... of couplings upon goods and mineral waggons, in order to avoid the guards and shunters having to go between the vehicles to couple or uncouple them. ..."

3. Safe Railway Working: A Popular Treatise on Railway Accidents Their Cause by Clement Edwin Stretton (1893)
"... of couplings upon goods and mineral waggons, in order to avoid the guards and shunters having to go between the vehicles to couple or uncouple them. ..."

4. Rules and Regulations to be Observed by All Persons in the Service of the by Cape of Good Hope Dept. of Railways, Cape of Good Hope (South Africa), Dept. of Railways (1893)
"shunters, &c. signal mat™- 173 por instructions relative to Signals and Signalling, see Rules 44 to 94a. ce 0f 174. Every G uard, unless otherwise ordered, ..."

5. Retrospective Lessons on Railway Strikes, United Kingdom by Edward J. O'B. Croker (1898)
"... and any Special Guard who has five years worked as a Special Guard receive full pay; that all shunters who are constantly employed as such in busy yards ..."

6. Sessional Papers (1902)
"The Company forbade this practice at Newcastle Quay in with good results, and issued instructions to their horse shunters to attach the chains to the horse ..."

7. The Railway Goods Station: A Guide to Its Control and Operation by Fred. W. West (1912)
"Thus, if the records show that three shunters dispose of 100 wagons an hour ... The anticipated effect would be that the shunters would get through their ..."

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