MRT

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See also: mrt and mrť

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MRT

  1. The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Mauritania.

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Noun[edit]

MRT (plural MRTs)

  1. (sciences) Initialism of magnetic resonance tomography.
  2. (computing) Initialism of malicious (software) removal tool.
  3. (Singapore English, transport) Initialism of Mass Rapid Transit. Fast-moving modern train that transports commuters from one station to another across Singapore.
    • 2000, Jian Zhao, J. Nicholar Shirlaw & Rajan Krishnan, Tunnels and Underground Stuctures, page 32:
      After several years of study, the Government of Singapore in 1982 decided to implement a comprehensive mass rapid transit (MRT) system.
    • 2008 September 25, Angela Albanese, bus570 fall 08: The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT):
      The origins of the MRT are derived from a forecast by city planners in 1967 which stated the need for a rail based urban transportation system.
    • 2015 December 11, Feily Sofian & Esther Hoon, The Edge Property: The impact of MRT on property prices:
      Bukit Panjang residents will soon enjoy a shorter commuting time to town when Singapore’s latest MRT line, the Downtown Line 2 (DTL2), commences operations on Dec 27.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (Singapore English) Commonly used in speech, television media and print media. Recognized in official contexts. Not used with plural -s .

Synonyms[edit]

  • (magnetic resonance tomography): MRI

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