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section hand

noun, Railroads.
1.
a person who works on a section gang.
Also called tracklayer.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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Examples for section hand
  • Then, lower the fly section hand over hand in a controlled fashion to the starting position.
  • The candidate then lowers the fly section hand-over-hand in a controlled fashion to the starting position.

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