Definition of Derail. Meaning of Derail. Synonyms of Derail

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Definition of Derail

Derail
Derail De*rail", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Derailed; p. pr. & vb. n. Derailing.] To cause to run off from the rails of a railroad, as a locomotive. --Lardner.

Meaning of Derail from wikipedia

- A derail or derailer is a device used to prevent fouling (blocking or compromising) of a rail track (or collision with anything present on the track, such...
- Derailer may refer to: A railroad derail, also called a derailer, used to prevent fouling of a railroad track Derailleur gears, a variable-ratio transmission...
- A derailment occurs when a vehicle such as a train runs off its rails. Although many derailments are minor, all result in temporary disruption of the proper...
- Derailed may refer to: Derailment, in which a rail vehicle leaves the tracks on which it is travelling The English language title for the 1942 Danish...
- The Derailers are an American country music band based in Austin, Texas. They were founded by Portland, Oregon natives Tony Villanueva and Brian Hofeldt...
- Eschede derailment occurred on 3 June 1998, near the village of Eschede in the Celle district of Lower Saxony, Germany, when a high-speed train derailed and...
- severely damaged. 2 January 2010 – India – The Arunachal Pradesh Express derails near Helem. All seven cars leave the track. No injuries were reported....
- On December 18, 2017, Amtrak Cascades p****enger train 501 derailed near DuPont, Washington, United States. According to the National Transportation Safety...
- dangerous route onto a separate, safer track. Catch points are used to derail vehicles which are out of control on steep slopes (known as runaways). Trap...
- The Fatehpur derailment was the derailment of the train Kalka Mail near Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh, India on Sunday, 10 July 2011. Seventy people were killed...
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