stub switch

noun

Definition of stub switch

: a railroad switch in which the track rails are cut off squarely at the toe and the point rails are thrown to line up with the lead rails

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“Stub switch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stub%20switch. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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