Business / Construction / Rail: Cross members of panel doors or of a sash. Also, a wall or open balustrade placed at the edge of a staircase, walkway bridge, or elevated surface to prevent people from falling off. Any relatively lightweight horizontal element, especially those found in fences (split rail).

Other Words for Rail

Rail Noun Synonyms: bar, rod, handrail, foot-rail , towel-rail, railing, banisters, balustrade, baluster, fence

Little Rail

Entertainment / Bowling / Little Rail: The rail or picket fence leave minus the 1-, 7-, or 10-pin. MORE


Life Style / Travel / Eurailpass: A special fare ticket that allows either unlimited train travel, or travel for a certain number of days/weeks, in many european countries (except in britain, where the britrailpass offers similar trav MORE

Trail Braking

Technology / Motorcycle / Trail Braking: Keeping the brakes on late into a corner, after initial braking has taken place. A motorcycle riding and driving technique where the brakes are used beyond the entrance to a turn and are gradually rel MORE


Technology / Aviation / Contrail: Trailing streak of condensed water vapor created in the air by heat from an aircraft engine at high altitudes: aka VAPOR TRAIL. MORE

Vapor Trail

Science / Weather / Vapor Trail: A cloudlike streamer or trail often seen behind aircraft flying in clear, cold, humid air. A vapor trail is created when the water vapor from the engine exhaust gases are added to the atmosphere. Also MORE


Technology / Motorcycle / Trail: The distance from the front axle’s vertical position on the ground, to the spot in front of it created by drawing a straight line from the angle of the forks. (Compare Rake). Trail is often cited as MORE