flange rail

noun

Definition of flange rail

1 : a railroad rail with a flange on one side formerly used to keep wheels from running off the track and now replaced by the T rail
2 : t rail — compare bullheaded sense 3b

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“Flange rail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flange%20rail. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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