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bullet train

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bullet train (plural bullet trains)

  1. (rail transport) The shinkansen, a high-speed passenger train of Japan. Runs at speeds from 200-300 kilometers per hour.
  2. (rail transport) A high-speed train which resembles such a train.
  3. (informal) Suicide by small firearm; see take the bullet train.
    “I should probably take the bullet train, and save her the grief.”

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