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