rail clip

noun

Definition of rail clip

1 : a metal plate projecting over the base of a rail for bolting the rail to its support
2 : an anchor for fastening the rear of a derrick car or a crane to the rails of a track to keep the crane from tipping while lifting a heavy load
3 : a metal support bolted or clamped to a rail for carrying a detector bar

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“Rail clip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rail%20clip. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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