A movable, fabric faced partition which is fitted into an overhead track and folds like an accordion.

Related Terms

POINT OF SWITCH

That place in a track where a car passes from the main track to a turnout.

POINT OF FROG

The place of intersection of the gage lines of the main track and a turnout.

PATENT

A certificate of grant by a government of an exclusive right with respect to passing track A sidetrack with switches

OPTICAL BENCH

A rigid horizontal bar or track for holding optical devices in experiments; it allows device positions to be changed and adjusted easily.

NOISE REDUCTION

[ENG ACOUS] A process whereby the average transmission of the sound track of a motion picture print, averaged across the track, is decreased for signals of low level; since background noise introduced by the sound track is less at low transmission, this process reduces noise during soft passages.

LEVITATED VEHICLE

A train or other vehicle which travels at high speed at some distance above an electrically conducting track by means of levitation.

LADDER TRACK

A main track that joins successive body tracks in a railroad yard.

INERT RETARDER

A braking device built into a railroad track and operating without an external source of power that reduces car speed by means of brake shoes applied to the lower sides of the wheels.

INCLINED CABLEWAY

A monocable arrangement in which the track cable has a slope sufficiently steep to allow the carrier to run down under its own weight.

HOME SIGNAL

A signal at the beginning of a block of railroad track that indicates whether the block is clear.

Related questions

MarineProHelp 2018 - 2021