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Definition of "railroading" [rail•road•ing]

  • The construction or operation of railroads. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "railroading" in a sentence
  • "He has made fortunes in railroading, newspapers, salmon-packing, an oyster monopoly, a lumber combine, and has dabbled in politics, been president of the chamber of commerce, mayor of the city, state senator, and is considered a prime candidate for governor."
  • "You might not know this, but railroading is the world's most capital-intensive business -- 17 to 18 per cent of every revenue dollar is reinvested every year."
  • "The facts that the railroad doesn't need shoes, or oats, or curry-combs don't reflect bugs in railroading: they are the feautres of railroading."