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switchback

a mountain road, railway, or track which rises and falls sharply many times or a sharp rise and fall on such a road, railway, or track

switchback

[′swich‚bak]
(mining engineering)
A zigzag arrangement of railroad tracks by means of which a train can reach a higher or lower level by a succession of easy grades.
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The task is a Switchback, meaning it was completed on a past season of the show, and the task is from season 9.
The company says the anti-static Switchback has a steel toe and composite EVA midsole to protect feet and it has tough lace reinforcements, a heat resistant sole and a cushioned sport style inner encased inside soft nubuck leather uppers to deliver consistent comfort for long period and a durable toe protector guards against scuffs and scrapes.
My cell mate did Switchback," Kaowsar says, "and now he's working in a top kitchen.
Chris Weatherley, founder of Switchback Outdoor Gear shares, “for over 20 years, I've enjoyed many outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, road cycling, running, kayaking, and tennis.
He said that he was horrified to find that some people took it -seriously as it was intended to make people scream and yell and so forth - but no more than screaming and yelling on a switchback railway, the Mirror reported.
The surface of the road had become notorious with residents nicknaming it "the switchback.
Frederick Savage began manufacturing the Steam Switchback around 1885.
While manufacturers spend billions on the bike that does everything - sports mode, touring mode and urban mode- the guys at Harley come up with the Switchback.
SWITCHBACK is worth one more try over a mile in the Off Limits Team Building Through Events Hs andicap at Kempton tomorrow.
The aftertreatment system is availabe in multiple configurations, including switchback, horizontal and vertical.
THE old adage "horses for courses" must have been coined for Brighton where previous form at the switchback track is all important.