facing-point locknoun (1)
Definition of facing-point lock
(Entry 1 of 2)
: a mechanical lock for a railroad switch, derail, or movable-point frog comprising a plunger stand and a plunger which engages a lock rod attached to the switch point to lock the operated unit
facing-point switchnoun (2)
Definition of facing-point switch (Entry 2 of 2)
: a railroad switch so set that a train faces the points as it passes them —distinguished from trailing-point switch
standardized text or formulaic language
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