Definitions for entrainɛnˈtreɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

en•trainɛnˈtreɪn(v.i.)

  1. to go aboard a train.

    Category: Railroads

  2. (v.t.)to put aboard a train.

    Category: Railroads

Origin of entrain:

1880–85

en•train′er(n.)

en•trainɛnˈtreɪn(v.t.)

  1. (of a substance, as a vapor) to carry along (a dissimilar substance, as drops of liquid) during a given process, as evaporation or distillation.

    Category: Chemistry

  2. (of a liquid) to trap (bubbles).

Origin of entrain:

1560–70; < MF entrainer=en-en -1+trainer to drag, trail; see train

en•train′ment(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. entrain(verb)

    board a train

Wiktionary

  1. entrain(Verb)

    To get into or board a train.

  2. entrain(Verb)

    To suspend small particles in the current of a fluid.

  3. entrain(Verb)

    To encarriage, to conjoin, to link; as in a series of entities, elements, objects or processes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Entrain(verb)

    to draw along as a current does; as, water entrained by steam

  2. Entrain(verb)

    to put aboard a railway train; as, to entrain a regiment

  3. Entrain(verb)

    to go aboard a railway train; as, the troops entrained at the station


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perkiness(noun)

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