permanent way


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permanent way

Chiefly Brit the track of a railway, including the ballast, sleepers, rails, etc.
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During his 26 years as a top management consultant, Copacino has led and mentored hundreds of supply chain managers in practical and permanent ways.
There are less permanent ways of giving each other some space, and, once the holidays a reover and people are back at work, the Christmas crisis often doesn't seem so bad.
Cutting the nerve supply or removing skin containing the sweat glands are permanent ways of stopping sweat - but both procedures are invasive and cause scarring.
The plans see Railtrack realign part of the Nuneaton to Coventry line, divert the River Anker and build new permanent ways at Attleborough.
Any money at all to spare should be ploughed into the permanent ways of this country - canals and railways - not into the ever absorbing pockets of the Government and Tarmac.
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