third rail meaning

WThird rail
  • A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.
  • The third-rail system of electrification is unrelated to the third rail used in dual-gauge railways.
third rail
third rail
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    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Meaning of third rail for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "third rail" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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