Rail

The top and bottom horizontal members of the framework of a window sash.

Rail

Includes 'heavy' and 'light' transit rail. Heavy transit rail is characterized by exclusive rights-of-way, multi-car trains, high speed rapid acceleration, sophisticated signaling, and high platform loading. Also known as subway, elevated railway, or metropolitan railway (metro). Light transit rail may be on ...

Rail

Bottom or top batten in a flat.

RAIL

abbreviation: Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
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rail

[n] - short for railway 2. [n] - a horizontal bar (usually of wood) 3. [n] - any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud 4. [v] - enclose with rails 5. [v] - provide or enclose with rails 6. [v] - separate with a railing 7. [v]
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Rail

Horizontal member of the frame of a flat. See also fly rail and toggle rail.
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Rail

Horizontal member in door or fence
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Rail

Horizontal member in a fence or door.
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Rail

Cladding rail is a secondary member forming part of the side wall framing supporting the vertical cladding.
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Rail

Cross members of panel doors or of a sash. Also the upper and lower members of a balustrade or staircase extending from one vertical support, such as a post, to another.
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Rail

Rail (rāl) noun [ Middle English reil , reʒel , Anglo-Saxon hrægel , hrægl , a garment; akin to Old High German hregil , OFries. hreil .] An outer cloak or covering; a neckerchief for women. Fairholt.
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Rail

Rail intransitive verb [ Etymol. uncertain.] To flow forth; to roll out; to course. [ Obsolete] « Streams of tears from her fair eyes forth railing Spenser.
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Rail

Rail noun [ Akin to LG. & Swedish regel bar, bolt, German riegel a rail, bar, or bolt, Old High German rigil , rigel , bar, bolt, and possibly to English row a line.] 1. A bar of timber or metal, usually horizontal or nearly so, extending from one post or sup...
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Rail

Rail transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Railed (rāld); present participle & verbal noun Railing .] 1. To inclose with rails or a railing. « It ought to be fenced in and railed Ayliffe....
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rail

1. A bar of timber or metal, usually horizontal or nearly so, extending from one post or support to another, as in fences, balustrades, staircases, etc. ... 2. A horizontal piece in a frame or paneling. ... 3. A bar of steel or iron, forming part of the track on which the wheels roll. It is usually shaped with reference to vertical strength, and is...
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rail

noun any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud
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rail

verb separate with a railing; `rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace`
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Rail

• (n.) A railroad as a means of transportation; as, to go by rail; a place not accesible by rail. • (v.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline birds of the family Rallidae, especially those of the genus Rallus, and of closely allied genera. They are prized as game birds. • (v. t.) To range in a line. • (v. t.) To inclose wit...
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rail

(from the article `motion-picture technology`) ...end of a crane, also on a dolly. In some cases the assemblage is smoothly driven to follow the action being pictured, such as movement along a ...
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rail

(from the article `railroad`) The modern railroad rail has a flat bottom, and its cross section is much like an inverted T. An English engineer, Charles Vignoles, is credited with ...
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rail

any of more than 100 species of slender marsh birds of the family Rallidae (order Gruiformes), somewhat chicken-shaped, with short rounded wings, ... [3 related articles]
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Rail

In architecture, a rail is a horizontal piece in a frame or panelling.
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Rail

Horizontal member of a frame on a door, window or panel.
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Rail

The horizontal piece running across the top of a chair back.
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Rail

- Cross members of panel doors or of a sash. Also, a wall or open balustrade placed at the edge of a staircase, walkway bridge, or elevated surface to prevent people from falling off. Any relatively lightweight horizontal element, especially those found in fences (split rail).
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