derail

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
To come off the tracks
To cause to come off the tracks

The train was destroyed when it was derailed by the penny.

To cause to deviate from a set course or direction

The protesting students derailed the professor's lecture.

To deviate from the previous course or direction

The conversation derailed once James brought up politics.

A device placed on railway tracks causing a train to derail

The derail was placed deliberately so that the train would fall into the river.

A Derail or Derailer is a device used to prevent fouling of a track by unauthorized movements of trains or unattended rolling stock. It works (as the name suggests) by derailing the equipment as it rolls over or through the derail
If a train is derailed or if it derails, it comes off the track on which it is running. Several people were injured today when a train was derailed No-one knows why the train derailed
cause to run off the tracks; "they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste
run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
to cause to run off the rails
A track safety device designed to guide a car off the rails at a specific spot as a means of protection against collisions or other accidents
To cause to run off from the rails of a railroad, as a locomotive
{f} cause to run off the rails (as in a train); sabotage, throw off course
A device placed over the rail to prevent a car from rolling out of a siding (for example) and onto the main line
run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks" cause to run off the tracks; "they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste
To derail something such as a plan or a series of negotiations means to prevent it from continuing as planned. The present wave of political killings is the work of people trying to derail peace talks
(verb) to leave the rails
hop toad, rabbit Lantern: bug torch, shiner, bird cage Trainman's Badge: brain plate Switch: gate Telegraph Instrument: bug Train Order: flimsy, tissue Telegraph Wires: strings Typewriter: mill, threshing machine Conductor's Train Book: a first reader Meal Book: pie card, grazing ticket Bed: flop Lunch Carried to Work: nosebag Stopping For Meals: taking your minutes
cause to run off the tracks; "they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste"
derail efforts
attempts to push (a plan, project, etc.) off course
derail the search for peace
cause the attempt to create peace to fail
derailment
The action of a locomotive or train leaving the rails along which it runs
derailment
(Demiryolu) 1. An incident on a railway or tramway in which one or more rail vehicles leave the tracks on which it is, or they are, travelling.2. An event in which the proper guidance of railway vehicles is disrupted
derailed
past of derail
derailing
present participle of derail
derailing
{i} act of leaving rails or tracks; act of causing to derail; act of sabotage
derailment
A derailment is an accident in which a train comes off the track on which it is running
derailment
an accident in which a train runs off its track
derailment
{i} act of running off the rails
derailment
The act of going off, or the state of being off, the rails of a railroad
derailments
plural of derailment
derails
third-person singular of derail
derail
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