feeder line

feeder line
noun
a branching path off of a main transportation line (especially an airline)
Hypernyms: ↑path, ↑route, ↑itinerary

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I. noun II. noun
see feeder I, 6c

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a branch of a main transportation line, as of an airline or railroad.
[1890-95]

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feeder line,
a branch airline or railroad.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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