railing

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noun rail·ing \ˈrā-liŋ\

Definition of railing

  1. 1 :  a barrier consisting of a rail and supports

  2. 2 :  rails; also :  material for making rails

Examples of railing in a sentence

  1. He leaned on the deck's railing and watched the sun set.

  2. they had to put a childproof railing on the balcony when the baby started walking

15th Century

First Known Use of railing

15th century


RAILING Defined for English Language Learners

railing

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noun rail·ing \ˈrā-liŋ\

Definition of railing for English Language Learners

  • : a barrier that is made of rails supported by posts


RAILING Defined for Kids

railing

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noun rail·ing \ˈrā-liŋ\

Definition of railing for Students

  1. 1 :  a barrier (as a fence) made up of vertical bars and their supports

  2. 2 :  material for making rails



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