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  • wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed
    • the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain
  • piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor
    • the bride's train was carried by her two young nephews
  • a series of consequences wrought by an event
    • it led to a train of disasters
  • a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
    • we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels
    • they joined the wagon train for safety
  • a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought
  • public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    • express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
  • drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground
    • The toddler was trailing his pants
    • She trained her long scarf behind her
  • travel by rail or train
    • They railed from Rome to Venice
    • She trained to Hamburg
  • cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it
    • train the vine
  • exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition
    • She is training for the Olympics
  • teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports
    • He is training our Olympic team
    • She is coaching the crew
  • point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
    • Please don't aim at your little brother!
    • He trained his gun on the burglar
    • Don't train your camera on the women
    • Take a swipe at one's opponent
  • teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry
  • educate for a future role or function
    • He is grooming his son to become his successor
    • The prince was prepared to become King one day
    • They trained him to be a warrior
  • develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
    • Parents must discipline their children
    • Is this dog trained?
  • undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
    • She is training to be a teacher
    • He trained as a legal aid
  • create by training and teaching
    • The old master is training world-class violinists
    • we develop the leaders for the future
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