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gantlet1

gant·let1

gantlet1

 
pronunciation:
gaent liht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a portion of railroad tracks made up of two separate but overlapping tracks, usu. constructed at a narrow place, such as a tunnel or bridge.
definition 2: see gauntlet2.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gantleted, gantleting, gantlets
definition: to lay down (railroad tracks) so as to construct a gantlet.