commuter rail

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of commuter rail

: part of a railroad made especially for people who work in a city but live outside it

Word by Word Definitions

commuter play
  1. : a person who commutes (as between a suburb and a city)

  2. : a small airline that carries passengers relatively short distances on a regular schedule

rail play
  1. : a bar extending from one post or support to another and serving as a guard or barrier

  2. : a structural member or support

  3. : railing

  1. : to provide with a railing : fence

  1. : any of numerous wading birds (family Rallidae, the rail family) that are of small or medium size and have short rounded wings, a short tail, and usually very long toes which enable them to run on the soft mud of marshes

  1. : to revile or scold in harsh, insolent, or abusive language


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