narrow gauge definition

  • noun:
    • A distance amongst the rails of a railroad track this is certainly under the standard width of 56 1/2 inches (143.5 centimeters).
    • A locomotive, car, or railway distinct this measure.
    • A railway measure (length involving the two lines) that is lower than the typical measure (frequently quoted as 56 inches)
    • a railroad track (or its circumference) narrower versus standard 56.5 inches
  • adjective:
    • See Note under Gauge, n., 6.

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