train of thought

Definition of train of thought

  1. :  a series of thoughts or ideas that someone is having You interrupted my train of thought. I lost my train of thought when you interrupted me.

Word by Word Definitions

trainplay
  1. :  a connected line of railroad cars with or without a locomotive

    :  an automotive tractor with one or more trailer units

    :  retinue, suite

  1. :  to teach so as to make fit, qualified, or proficient

    :  to form by instruction, discipline, or drill

    :  to make prepared (as by exercise) for a test of skill

  1. :  scheme, trick

thoughtplay
  1. : past tense and past participle ofthink

  1. :  something that is thought: such as

    :  an individual act or product of thinking

    :  a developed intention or plan


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