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Meaning of "mail train" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MAIL TRAIN

mail train  [meɪl treɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MAIL TRAIN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mail train is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MAIL TRAIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mail train

Travelling Post Offices

A Travelling Post Office was a type of mail train in the UK where the post was sorted en route. The last Travelling Post Office services were ended on 9 January 2004, with the carriages used now sold for scrap or to preservation societies.

Definition of mail train in the English dictionary

The definition of mail train in the dictionary is a train that transports letters, packages, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MAIL TRAIN


Bahrain
bɑːˈreɪn
brain
breɪn
Coltrane
kɒlˈtreɪn
constrain
kənˈstreɪn
crane
kreɪn
detrain
diːˈtreɪn
drain
dreɪn
drivetrain
ˈdraɪvˌtreɪn
entrain
ɪnˈtreɪn
grain
ɡreɪn
Lorraine
lɒˈreɪn
potty-train
ˈpɒtɪtreɪn
powertrain
ˈpaʊərˌtreɪn
rain
reɪn
restrain
rɪˈstreɪn
retrain
riːˈtreɪn
strain
streɪn
terrain
təˈreɪn
train
treɪn
Ukraine
juːˈkreɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MAIL TRAIN

mail bomb
mail car
mail carrier
mail clerk
mail coach
mail drop
mail merge
mail merging
mail order
mail order firm
mail orders
mail room
mail server
mail slot
mail truck
mail van
mail-less
mail-merge
mail-order
mail-order catalogue

WORDS THAT END LIKE MAIL TRAIN

boat train
bullet train
diesel train
excursion train
express train
eye strain
freight train
gear train
ghost train
goods train
gravy train
groin strain
Lake Pontchartrain
passenger train
refrain
steam train
subway train
toy train
tube train
wagon train
way train

Synonyms and antonyms of mail train in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mail train» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MAIL TRAIN

Find out the translation of mail train to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of mail train from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mail train» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

邮专列
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tren correo
570 millions of speakers

English

mail train
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मेल ट्रेन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قطار الإلكتروني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Почтовый поезд
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

correio trem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মেইল ট্রেন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

courrier de train
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mel kereta api
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mail Zug
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

郵便列車
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

메일 기차
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sepur mail
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xe lửa đi thơ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அஞ்சல் ரயில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेल ट्रेन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

posta treni
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

treno postale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Email pociąg
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Поштовий поїзд
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trenul e-mail
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταχυδρομείου τρένο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pos trein
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

post tåg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

post toget
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mail train

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIL TRAIN»

The term «mail train» is regularly used and occupies the 58.216 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIL TRAIN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mail train

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAIL TRAIN»

Discover the use of mail train in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mail train and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Mail train
Describes what happens to the letter Mrs. Franks mails to her grandson after it is picked up by a mail train.
Alice Cary, 1995
2
Love Rides the Rails (Or Will the Mail Train Run Tonight?)
THE STORY: The villianous Simon Darkway seeks to control the Walker Valley, Pine Bush & Pacific R.R. for his own vile purposes.
Morland Cary, 1940
3
Seaboard Air Line Railway: Steam Boats, Locomotives, and History
Finally, after a change in train numbers, the "Seaboard Mail" Train Nos. 43 & 66 was established between Washington and Tampa, passing through Richmond in both directions each afternoon with a New York-Jacksonville sleeper in its ...
Richard E. Prince, 1969
4
Falconer's railway, coach, car and steam navigation guide ...
Moua-tbellew Mail Cur, vid Ahascragb, leaves en arrival of down mail train at 11 2 km. Wo odl awn.— Post Cars can he obtained at the Hotel near the Station. At henry. Mull Coach to Wcstport vid Tuam, Holly- moan t, amd Cattleoar, leaves at 1 ...
5
Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command
The 2-45 a.m. mail-train from Bangor to proceed unless the 1025 p.m. mail-train from Chester has not passed. The 6-40 a.m. train from Bangor to proceed unless the 3*9 a.m. mail-train from Chester has not passed. The 8-30 and 11 a.m. trains  ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1851
6
Train Time: Railroads and the Imminent Reshaping of the ...
Although the advent of rural free delivery slowly changed behavior nationwide after 1900, until then many Americans drifted toward downtown—or to a quiet crossroads—first thing in the morning, or soon after the mail train roared through.
John R. Stilgoe, 2007
7
Railway Accidents
The engine of the mail train turned over on its near side, and was thus stoPped in about -30. yards after it struck the fifth _or sixth wagon of the goods train; and it had a narrow escape of being precipitated into a. canal which runs under the spot ...
Great Britain. Board of Trade, 1858
8
Freeling's Railway Companion, from London to Birmingham, ...
Mail Train. FROM PRESTON TO LANCASTER. At 7H. 0M. I I I I O I I O O I O O O I I I l O O O O C O . .Mm 10 45 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mixed Train. 12 40 p.1n..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..First Class. 4 50 p. m . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mixed ...
Arthur Freeling, 1841
9
Accounts and Papers of the House of Commons
He could not say when " the collision took place, but thinks the mail train " was running to its proper time, but had not made " up any lost time." The under guard in the van at the tail of the train " heard no whistle for the breaks, nor any fog ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1870
10
Night Train
Fortunately, C.I.E. had added a passenger coach to the mail train. Now, why a mail train was running on Christmas Eve I couldn't fathom, but, hey! Beggars can't be choosers and Iwas too grateful to be on the last lap of my journey to complain.
Frank Murray, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MAIL TRAIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mail train is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Talyllyn Railway throws a party to remember | Rail.co.uk
Other special trains included a re-enactment of the last public pre-preservation train, a special 'Mail Train' carrying First Day Covers of special ... «Rail.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
50 years, 50 films Vol II: Night Mail (1936)
That's his voice you hear in the famous Night Mail, a picture about the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) mail train from London to ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
3
More strike action to hit First Great Western services if talks fail
An RMT spokesman told the Oxford Mail train managers could be removed from their role in opening train doors and ensuring the safety of passengers, buffet ... «The Oxford Times, Jul 15»
4
Kyrgyz Politics Still Too Close to the Mob?
Kulov said the media exaggerated the role of the underworld. “After all, no one robs the banks or the mail train here,” he said. At the same time, ... «Institute for War and Peace Reporting, Jul 15»
5
Historical weekend gets on track with Railroad Days
“Well, the mail train's really stinky,” 9-year-old attendee Christie said. Compare that to a shiny new locomotive over at the Durham Museum. «KETV Omaha, Jul 15»
6
Join the Summer Holiday at The Redgrave Theatre
The year Beatle mania was born, Ronnie Biggs and Buster Edwards snatched £2.6m cash from the London to Glasgow mail train and Cliff ... «Bristol Post, Jul 15»
7
Maz Compton reveals what Channing Tatum's really like. Source …
... attacked a Royal Mail train travelling between Glasgow and London. ... When: 8 August 1963; Amount: $5.3 million; Where: Royal Mail train ... «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
8
July 8, 1965: Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs escapes from …
Reynolds masterminded the robbery of a Royal mail train on August 8, 1963, by planning to fake a red signal to make the train stop by a bridge ... «BT.com, Jul 15»
9
Le Sueur News-Herald Peek at the Past - July 8
George Sohm, who was at Red Rock camping meeting, was struck by the Milwaukee Fast Mail train running 60 miles an hour. This demolished ... «Southernminn.com, Jul 15»
10
Living history: In 1910, an English immigrant found a new life on …
"Mother cried," Gerritsen wrote, "but with the mail train due, she had a new task to do before planning his funeral." Katie Houghton purchased ... «Salt Lake Tribune, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mail train [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mail-train>. Apr 2020 ».
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