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consist 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/kənˈsist/,
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consisted, past participle; consists, 3rd person singular present; consisting, present participle; consisted, past tense;
  1. Be composed or made up of
    • - the exhibition consists of 180 drawings
  2. Have as an essential feature
    • - his duties consist in taking the condition of the barometer
  3. Be consistent with
    • - the information perfectly consists with our friend's account
Noun
  1. The set of vehicles forming a complete train


  1. dwell: originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
  2. have its essential character; be comprised or contained in; be embodied in; "The payment consists in food"; "What does love consist in?"
  3. be consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
  4. be composed of; "The land he conquered comprised several provinces"; "What does this dish consist of?"
  5. (consistence) consistency: a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
  6. A consist , in North American railway terminology, is used as a noun to describe the group of rail vehicles which make up a train. A near-equivalent UK term is rake (e.g. a rake of wagons or a rake of coaches) but this excludes the locomotive.
  7. A lineup or sequence of railroad carriages or cars, with or without a locomotive, that form a unit; To be composed, formed, or made up (of)
  8. (consistence) the physical quality which is given by the degree of firmness, solidity, density, and viscosity; the staying together, or remaining in close relation of non-physical things; standing still; quiescence; state of rest
  9. Soil consistence is the resistance to deformation or rupture and the degree of cohesion or adhesion of the soil mass. ...
  10. A document which shows the number of loads, empties, weight in tons and length in feet of a specific train. A consist shows the identifying number of each locomotive and location within that consist for a specific train.
  11. the coupled vehicles making up a train. A train consist usually contains cars (coaches), a cab car and a locomotive.
  12. Contents or equipment of a train. Report form sent ahead so yardmaster can make plans for switching the train. The report is usually dropped off to an operator; this is dropping the consist
  13. Another word used for train within BART. The two terms are interchangeable.
  14. The make-up of a freight train by types of cars and their contents.
  15. 1) The makeup or composition (number and specific identity) of a train of vehicles. 2) Contents.
  16. The number of vehicles forming a train.
  17. The make-up of a train; a list containing specific information for each car of a train. A group of locomotives.
  18. Pronounced KAHN-sist. This is basically everything that the engines are pulling. A switcher will work in a yard to put together a consist of freight cars, taking into account their destinations and the order in which they will be dropped off. ...
  19. the cars that make up a train.
  20. v. (phr v) consist of sth be composed or made up of sth