interterminal switching


in·​ter·​terminal switching
plural interterminal switchings
: the moving of cars from a point on one railroad line to a point on another when both points are within the switching limits of the same station or industrial switching district compare intraterminal switching

Word History


inter- + terminal

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“Interterminal switching.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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