Roll train, or Train of rolls(Rolling Mill), a set of plain or grooved rolls for rolling metal into various forms by a series of consecutive operations.Train mile(Railroads), a unit employed in estimating running expenses, etc., being one of the total number of miles run by all the trains of a road, or system of roads, as within a given time, or for a given expenditure; — called also mile run.Train of artillery, any number of cannon, mortars, etc., with the attendants and carriages which follow them into the field. CampbellTrain of mechanism, a series of moving pieces, as wheels and pinions, each of which is follower to that which drives it, and driver to that which follows it.Train road, a slight railway for small cars, — used for construction, or in mining.Train tackle(Naut.), a tackle for running guns in and out.

Syn. — Cars. — Train, Cars. Train is the word universally used in England with reference to railroad traveling; as, I came in the morning train. In the United States, the phrase the cars has been extensively introduced in the room of train; as, the cars are late; I came in the cars. The English expression is

1. That which draws along; especially, persuasion, artifice, or enticement; allurement. [Obs.] "Now to my charms, and to my wily trains." Milton.

2. Hence, something tied to a lure to entice a hawk; also, a trap for an animal; a snare. Halliwell.

With cunning trains him to entrap un wares.

3. That which is drawn along in the rear of, or after, something; that which is in the hinder part or rear. Specifically : —

(a) That part of a gown which trails behind the wearer.

(b) (Mil.) The after part of a gun carriage; the trail.

(c) The tail of a bird. "The train steers their flights, and turns their bodies, like the rudder of ship." Ray.

4. A number of followers; a body of attendants; a retinue; a suite.

The king's daughter with a lovely train.

My train are men of choice and rarest parts.

5. A consecution or succession of connected things; a series. "A train of happy sentiments." I. Watts.

The train of ills our love would draw behind it.

Rivers now
Stream and perpetual draw their humid train.

Other truths require a train of ideas placed in order.

6. Regular method; process; course; order; as, things now in a train for settlement.

If things were once in this train, . . . our duty would take root in our nature.

7. The number of beats of a watch in any certain time.

8. A line of gunpowder laid to lead fire to a charge, mine, or the like.

9. A connected line of cars or carriages on a railroad.

10. A heavy, long sleigh used in Canada for the transportation of merchandise, wood, and the like.

11. (Rolling Mill) A roll train; as, a 12- inch train.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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