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pic·ture rail

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  1. picture railnoun

    rail fixed to a wall for hanging pictures


  1. picture railnoun

    A moulding applied to or recessed into the surface of a wall, and used to suspend hooks and cables attached to paintings, framed art or mirrors. The moulding is usually continuous around the room.


  1. picture rail

    A picture rail is a horizontal piece of molding, often found in older homes and buildings, usually installed high up on a wall. It is typically intended for use as a support from which pictures can be hung, using hooks and wires, thus helping to avoid damage to the wall from nails and picture hooks.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of picture rail in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of picture rail in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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