detrain

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v detrain leave a train
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i. & t Detrain To alight, or to cause to alight, from a railway train.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • detrain To remove from or cause to leave a railway train: said especially of bodies of men: as, to detrain troops.
    • detrain To quit a railway train: as, the volunteers detrained quickly and fell into line.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Detrain de-trān′ to set down out of a railway train, as troops
    • v.i Detrain to come out of a train
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Usage

In literature:

In addition to these details, the Battalion was called upon to furnish escorts and large parties for detraining work.
"Short History of the London Rifle Brigade" by Unknown
A fresh army corps was immediately transported and detrained in the Lille district.
"World's War Events, Vol. I" by Various
We detrained at Spartansburg, eighteen miles from here.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants" by H. Irving Hancock
We detrained; there was, in fact, no other course left to us.
"Fibble, D. D." by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
It would take three days for all troops to detrain, so I sought the earliest opportunity of finding Miss Goche.
"The Sequel" by George A. Taylor
The crest thus secured, the Manchester detrained under its cover at 2.30 p.m. about three miles south-west of Elandslaagte.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
It was ready forty-eight hours after detrainment, just in the nick of time.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
However, we detrained onto the line.
"On the right of the British line" by Gilbert Nobbs
The men would detrain, march through the town, and disappear.
"Under Fire For Servia" by Colonel James Fiske
We detrained there and marched through the town to an old military prison of Napoleon's time.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various
Frightful scene detraining, Volunteers always remind me of flustered hens on these occasions.
"Our Battalion" by Leonard Raven-Hill
To detrain the troops Debarquer les troupes.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Cavalry of the Army" by U. S. War Department
Looking forward, he saw that the soldiers were detraining.
"The Girl from Alsace" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
That night we detrained a couple of days' march from Chaumont-en-Vexin, where division headquarters were to be.
"Average Americans" by Theodore Roosevelt
At ten o'clock we were detrained on the line near to a large sheet of water, probably at Otschauka.
"In the Russian Ranks" by John Morse
The Russians therefore detrained, and, led by their spy, made a dash along the subway leading to the lifts ascending to the Post Office.
"The Great War in England in 1897" by William Le Queux
When we detrained he refused food and water, to our great concern.
"Servants of the Guns" by Jeffery E. Jeffery
There they were to detrain and search every boat coming down from the north.
"Life in an Indian Outpost" by Gordon Casserly
And the detraining and entraining of these passengers was accomplished with military precision.
"The Railroad Problem" by Edward Hungerford
The horses were detrained, and led off by their owners to the stables of the Palace Hotel, where faithful grooms were waiting to receive them.
"The Empire Makers" by Hume Nesbit
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In science:

In practice, we measure this quantity, which should vanish in the detrained phase even with finite resolution.
Collective synchronization in spatially extended systems of coupled oscillators with random frequencies
We analyze our data more carefully to locate the transition point Kc separating the entrained phase from the detrained one for d = 2 and 3.
Collective synchronization in spatially extended systems of coupled oscillators with random frequencies
For more quantitative analysis on the nature of the detrained phase and the entrainment transition, we show in Fig. 11 the log-log plot of Q versus L−1 at various values of K .
Collective synchronization in spatially extended systems of coupled oscillators with random frequencies
We do not rule out the possibility to have a correlated random (detrained) phase, similar to the three- and four-dimensional phase synchronization problems.
Collective synchronization in spatially extended systems of coupled oscillators with random frequencies
In the entrained phase for K > Kc , the order parameter Q saturates to a nonzero value as L → ∞, while in the detrained phase (K < Kc ), it decays to zero.
Collective synchronization in spatially extended systems of coupled oscillators with random frequencies
We examine nature of the detrained phase and find that it has a characteristic of the fully random phase in five dimensions: Q ∼ L−2.5 .
Collective synchronization in spatially extended systems of coupled oscillators with random frequencies
However, the variation of the exponent is rather small (between 1.7 and 2.0), which suggests that the entire detrained phase is also the fully random phase in four dimensions.
Collective synchronization in spatially extended systems of coupled oscillators with random frequencies
On the other hand, in the detrained phase (K < Kc ), there are neither peak nor humps and the histogram h( ¯ω ) is identical to g ( ¯ω ).
Collective synchronization in spatially extended systems of coupled oscillators with random frequencies
This implies that the detrained phase for the globally coupled system is fully random. (Of course, in a finite-size system, the frequency order parameter is nonzero at all K , so one can see the peak-hump structure even for K < Kc .
Collective synchronization in spatially extended systems of coupled oscillators with random frequencies
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