railroading

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

railroading

  1. present participle of railroad

Noun[edit]

railroading (usually uncountable, plural railroadings)

  1. (rail transport, US) The operation of a railroad.
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  2. (rail transport, US) The class of people, equipment, terminology, and lore pertaining to railroads. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. A procedure conducted in haste without due consideration.