rail

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rail

noun

Definition of RAIL

1
a protective barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and its supports <the stairs are icy, so hold onto the rail>
Synonyms balustrade, banister (also bannister), guardrail, rail
Related Words handrail; taffrail; fender
2
a roadway overlaid with parallel steel rails over which trains travel <an abandoned stretch of rail that was overgrown with brush>
Synonyms rail, railway, road

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