1. [ noun ] (work,transportation) a railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard
Synonyms: trainmaster train_dispatcher yardmaster
Related terms: trainman
2. [ noun ] (work,transportation) employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service
Related terms: employee yardmaster dispatch
3. [ noun ] (sport) the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition
Synonyms: starter
Related terms: official
Similar spelling:   dispatch