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noun 
  1. A line of connected cars or carriages pushed or pulled by one or more locomotives, especially a railroad train which travels on a set of tracks.
We rode the to Mumbai.
  1. A group of animals, vehicles, or people that follow one another in a line, such as a wagon train; a caravan or procession.
Our party formed a at the funeral parlor before departing for the burial.
  1. A sequence of events or ideas which are interconnected; a train of events or a train of thought.
  2. A series of electrical pulses.
  3. A set of interconnected mechanical parts like the drive train of a car.
  4. That which is drawn along, like the part of a gown which trails behind the wearer.
The of her bridal gown caught on a nail.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To practice an ability.
She trained seven hours a day to prepare for the Olympics.
  1. (transitive) To teach a task.
You can't a pig to write poetry.
  1. (intransitive) To improve ones fitness.
I trained with weights all winter.
  1. To proceed in sequence.
  2. (transitive) To move (a gun) laterally so that it points in a different direction.
The assassin had trained his gun on the minister.
  1. (transitive) (Horticulture) To encourage (a plant or branch) to grow in a particular direction or shape, usually by pruning and bending.
The vine had been trained over the pergola.
Etymology: From French, train (noun). The verb is from the noun.


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