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Noun: railroad siding
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: railway siding)
  1. A short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
    - siding, turnout [N. Amer], sidetrack, railway siding [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: railroad sidings

Type of: railroad [N. Amer], railroad track [N. Amer], railway [Brit, Cdn], railway track [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Railroad siding