handrail

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noun hand·rail \ˈhan(d)-ˌrāl\

Definition of handrail

  1. :  a narrow rail for grasping with the hand as a support

1725

First Known Use of handrail

1725


HANDRAIL Defined for English Language Learners

handrail

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noun hand·rail \ˈhan(d)-ˌrāl\

Definition of handrail for English Language Learners

  • : a narrow bar placed on the side of a walkway or a flight of stairs that you can hold as you walk


HANDRAIL Defined for Kids

handrail

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noun hand·rail \ˈhand-ˌrāl\

Definition of handrail for Students

  1. :  a rail to be grasped by the hand for support


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