Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: sidetrack  'sId,trak
  1. A short stretch of railway track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
    - siding, railroad siding [N. Amer], turnout [N. Amer], railway siding [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: sidetrack  'sId,trak
  1. Wander from a direct or straight course
    - depart, digress, straggle

Derived forms: sidetracking, sidetracked, sidetracks

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

Encyclopedia: Sidetrack