classification yard

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classification yard

[‚klas·ə·fə′kā·shən ‚yärd]
(civil engineering)
A railroad yard for separating trains according to car destination.
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Occupying the Parc des Atelier, a former trainyard, the main feature will be a Frank Gehry-designed complex, set to be completed in 2018.
The day he found the cook in bed with someone else, he walked to the trainyard and hopped the first thing he saw, a southbound express that slowed just long enough for him to scramble aboard and skin both knees.
The first gallery displays early Impressionist landscapes and realist trainyard scenes, all from the Brussels region.
These tracks are a familiar motif in Szasz's films: in addition to Eyes on the Holocaust, his documentary about children, recently produced by Stephen Spielberg, Szasz directed a film version of Biichner's Woyzeck set in a trainyard with strong shadings of totalitarianism.
In Chicago you had the whole trainyard out your window, and in Salt Lake your eyes could graze the snow-capped mountains year around, and in Colorado Springs--you remember what my terrace faced there--.
The vibrant Impressionist treatment of a sun-dappled stream (from 1921) is quite unlike the muted, sombrely toned views of trainyards also from this period.