monorail


monorail

noun

  1. a single rail functioning as a track for wheeled vehicles, as railroad or other cars, balanced upon or suspended from it.
  2. a railroad or other transportation system using such a rail.
  3. a vehicle traveling on such a rail.

noun

  1. a single-rail railway, often elevated and with suspended cars

n.1897, a hybrid coined from mono- + rail (n.1).

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