entrain

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v entrain board a train
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Entrain To draw along as a current does; as, water entrained by steam.
    • v. i Entrain To go aboard a railway train; as, the troops entrained at the station.
    • v. t Entrain To put aboard a railway train; as, to entrain a regiment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • entrain To draw on.
    • entrain To carry along mechanically by the flow of another fluid at high velocity. Thus water may be carried through a pipe with steam at such a rate that it cannot be precipitated and attach itself to the walls of the pipe, but must move with the steam into the engine-cylinder or other vessel into which the pipe delivers. Sci. Amer. Sup., Dec. 27, 1902, p. 22558.
    • entrain To put aboard a train.
    • entrain To go aboard a train.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Entrain en-trān′ to put into a railway train, esp. used of troops.
    • v.t Entrain en-trān′ to draw after.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. en-, + train,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. entraîner.

Usage

In literature:

We remained under canvas until August 26th, 1918, at which time we entrained for Newcastle, England.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
There were quite a number of volunteers to entrain, and friends and relatives were hurrying this way and that to see them off.
"The Rover Boys Under Canvas" by Arthur M. Winfield
I've given them twenty-four hours to break camp and entrain.
"Special Messenger" by Robert W. Chambers
Maxence, where it will entrain in its turn.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
We received our route and entrained at the Plymouth station.
"A Soldier's Life" by Edwin G. Rundle
We left Courcelles about October 18, and entrained at Miraumont station.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
The operation of entraining was at once commenced.
"The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War" by Cecil Francis Romer and Arthur Edward Mainwaring
In the morning the Thirty-fourth entrained and returned to Fort Clowdry.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants" by H. Irving Hancock
The draft was to entrain before daybreak on the morrow.
"The Rough Road" by William John Locke
The frills are now all over and it is get ready to entrain and cross over to France.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
The personnel and equipment were entrained at Farnborough during the evening of Saturday, the 15th of August, and travelled to Avonmouth.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
Little parties assembled on the parade ground and marched off to entrain for the front.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
A crowd of leave-expired soldiers were entraining at the Eastern Station.
"A Nest of Spies" by Pierre Souvestre
We were held in camp all the following day and then, carrying two days' rations, we entrained for the north.
"From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade" by Frederic C. Curry
The detachments from the Keighley and Bradford districts entrained together.
"Adventures and Recollections" by Bill o'th' Hoylus End
He now gave a command to a couple of sergeants, and the entraining began.
"A Bride of the Plains" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
In reply to this the Russians were ordered to at once entrain.
"The Traitors" by E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
In autumn fat cattle were driven down out of the hidden valleys to entrain there for market.
"The Duke Of Chimney Butte" by G. W. Ogden
But I thought it was just one of these bloomin' spoof entrainments.
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
Soldiers were entrained and brought to the city outskirts.
"Astounding Stories, April, 1931" by Various
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In poetry:

"I would--O lips invisible! whose breath"--
I answered--"so arraigns me;
Whose voice is as a sound sent forth of Death,
And like to Death entrains me.
"The Strong Man To His Sires" by Cale Young Rice

In news:

Coalescing Air Separator Removes Entrapped, Entrained, Dissolved Air.
Coalescing Air Separator Removes Entrapped, Entrained, Dissolved Air.
In a process that began yesterday, dry air is entraining into our regional storm system, and we get to enjoy the spoils.
While a mixer 's impeller may create a small jet of high velocity water, most of the pumping comes from how that jet entrains and mixes with the surrounding water.
The M- Vac operates by spraying a pressurized, sterile, DNA-free solution onto a surface of interest while simultaneously applying vacuum to collect solution and entrained DNA from the surface.
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In science:

The usual criteria for gas molecules, that they be collisional, do not apply to dust particles entrained in gas.
Forming Planetesimals in Solar and Extrasolar Nebulae
PN formation consisting of enhanced mass-loss in slowly expanding equatorial tori, with molecular gas entrained in jets along bi-polar or multi-polar axes.
Prospects for Asymmetric PNe with ALMA
This is a consequence of the simplistic spirit of the original model, ignoring a crucial effect present in almost every multi-fluid system; entrainment.
Heat conduction in relativistic systems: alternatives and perspectives
Outflowing dust grains entrained by a superwind scatter and polarize the continuum light and emission lines emanating from the nuclear starburst region.
Spectropolarimetry of the superwind filaments of the starburst galaxy M82: kinematics of dust outflow
Accordingly, our research strongly suggests that dust grains entrained by the superwind are transported outward from the disk by the wind and scatter the nuclear light.
Spectropolarimetry of the superwind filaments of the starburst galaxy M82: kinematics of dust outflow
The dust can be reasonably expected to be entrained from the galaxy disk outside the main hot outflow.
Spectropolarimetry of the superwind filaments of the starburst galaxy M82: kinematics of dust outflow
The dust grains in the galaxy disk are assumed to be entrained by the superwind expelled from a circumnuclear circular region whose radius in the disk is b.
Spectropolarimetry of the superwind filaments of the starburst galaxy M82: kinematics of dust outflow
The entrained dust flows along the walls of a cone whose opening angle is 2 × θ .
Spectropolarimetry of the superwind filaments of the starburst galaxy M82: kinematics of dust outflow
We can then calculate the distance z (t) (in kpc) attained by the dust grains at time t (in Myr) from z (t) = vd,0/dr · {1 − exp(−1.1 × 10−3 · dr t)}, since the grains are entrained from the galaxy disk.
Spectropolarimetry of the superwind filaments of the starburst galaxy M82: kinematics of dust outflow
We conducted optical spectropolarimetry observations of the starburst superwind of the prototypical starburst galaxy M82 to reveal the motion of the dust entrained by the superwind.
Spectropolarimetry of the superwind filaments of the starburst galaxy M82: kinematics of dust outflow
These facts strongly suggest that the emission from a nuclear starburst is scattered by dust grains entrained and then transported outward by the starburst superwind.
Spectropolarimetry of the superwind filaments of the starburst galaxy M82: kinematics of dust outflow
For the same jet power, AGN, ULXs and Galactic microquasars may be radio louder or radio quieter depending on the amount of plasma entrained by the jets.
Ultraluminous X-ray Sources in the Chandra and XMM-Newton Era
This investigation resolves a controversy about decoherence–without–dissipation and shows that entrained measurements can be surprisingly insensitive to temperature effects.
Time Evolution of Harmonic Oscillator Thermal Momentum Superposition States
Once the coherent width of the mirror’s spatial distribution is sufficient to imprint a photon’s momentum-recoil pattern the mirror is kicked into a momentum superposition state and then investigated using the ‘entrainment procedure’ of reference .
Time Evolution of Harmonic Oscillator Thermal Momentum Superposition States
Probability densities P (x, t) of quantum harmonic oscillator with mass M = 1 released into a weak harmonic potential (τ = −T /4, k = 1) and subsequently momentumkicked at time zero (φ = π , for how fixed phases arise in entrained measurements see ).
Time Evolution of Harmonic Oscillator Thermal Momentum Superposition States
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