Definition of monorail
: a single rail serving as a track for a wheeled vehicle; also : a vehicle traveling on such a track
Examples of monorail in a Sentence
Monorails connect different parts of the park.
The passengers boarded the monorail.
Recent Examples of monorail from the Web
Why can’t Mayor Garcetti champion this practical commuting solution instead of a pie-in-the-sky monorail?
Just a week ago, Garcetti was proposing a monorail to connect disparate parts of the city.
Can a genuine, bona fide, electrified monorail over the 405 Freeway ease the traffic?
In addition to the international pavilions and the gondola, attractions at the fair included a Ferris wheel, a monorail, a riverfront amphitheater and a visit by the space shuttle Enterprise, which arrived at the fair site via barge.
There was going to be a steam train – and a monorail. Plus a major resort featuring a 250-seat restaurant and a 1,000-seat amphitheater.
Rumors of an evacuation of the iconic hotel, which the monorail runs through, started circulating on Twitter in the early afternoon Saturday.
The video shows the sled, apparently riding a monorail, zipping through alternately dark and lighted sections of the tunnel.
This morning, Musk released a video of a real electric sled flying down a tunnel on a monorail track for a test run.
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First Known Use of monorail
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Definition of monorail for English Language Learners
: a type of railroad that uses a single track which is usually high off the ground; also : a vehicle that travels on a monorail
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