Meaning of SINGLE-TRACK in English


/sing"geuhl trak"/ , adj.

1. (of a railroad or section of a railroad's route) having but one set of tracks, so that trains going in opposite directions must be scheduled to meet only at points where there are sidings.

2. having a narrow scope; one-track: He has a single-track mind.

[ 1825-35, Amer. ]

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