What does railing mean?

Definitions for railing
ˈreɪ lɪŋrail·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. railing, rail(noun)

    a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

  2. railing(noun)

    material for making rails or rails collectively

GCIDE

  1. Railing(n.)

    A barrier made of a rail or of rails, together with vertical supports. The typical railing in the interior of structures or on porches has a horizontal rail near waist height, and multiple vertical supports. Its function is usually to provide a safety barrier at the edge of a verticle drop to prevent falls.

Wiktionary

  1. railing(Noun)

    A fence or barrier consisting of one or more horizontal rails and vertical supports.

    During the war, everyone's railings were taken away to make bombers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Railing

    of Rail

  2. Railing(adj)

    expressing reproach; insulting

  3. Railing(noun)

    a barrier made of a rail or of rails

  4. Railing(noun)

    rails in general; also, material for making rails

How to say railing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of railing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of railing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of railing in a Sentence

  1. Martin King:

    The differentials have come in quite a bit so they just have not been covering the railing costs.

  2. Eddie Gilbert:

    I think it was a murder, of course it was. What else would it be ? How could he pick her up and put her on a railing ?

  3. Chief Executive Steve Williams:

    Rail into Montreal is marginal and rail to the Gulf Coast is not economic at this time so we are currently not railing to the Gulf Coast.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Former President Vicente Fox, who is railing against my visit to Mexico today, also invited me when he apologized for using the ‘f bomb,’.

  5. Michael McGarry:

    Uniform minimum railing heights and balcony heights, structural barriers along with many other safety measures prevent passengers who are acting responsibly from falling off a cruise ship.

Images & Illustrations of railing

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