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detrain

[dee-treyn] /diˈtreɪn/
verb (used without object)
1.
to alight from a railway train; arrive by train.
2.
Meteorology. to transfer air from an organized air current to the surrounding atmosphere (opposed to entrain).
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; de- + train
Related forms
detrainment, noun
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Examples for detrain
  • They actually arrived last night, but owing to tho lateness of tho hour they did not detrain until this morning.
  • Also, the largest and heaviest particles detrain first followed by smaller particles.
British Dictionary definitions for detrain

detrain

/diːˈtreɪn/
verb
1.
to leave or cause to leave a railway train, as passengers, etc
Derived Forms
detrainment, noun
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