hover train

Hovertrain

[huhv-er-treyn, hov-]
noun
1.
an experimental high-speed British train that rides on a cushion of air and is propelled by a linear motor.
2.
(lowercase) aerotrain.

Origin:
1960–65; hover + train

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hovertrain (ˈhɒvəˌtreɪn)
 
n
a train that moves over a concrete track and is supported while in motion by a cushion of air supplied by powerful fans

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