What does railing mean?

Definitions for railing
ˈreɪ lɪŋrail·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word railing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. railing, railnoun

    a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

  2. railingnoun

    material for making rails or rails collectively

GCIDE

  1. Railingnoun

    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. railingnoun

    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. Railingadjective

    expressing reproach; insulting

  3. Railingnoun

    a barrier made of a rail or of rails

  4. Railingnoun

    rails in general; also, material for making rails

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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. 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 ?

  2. Scott Huffmon:

    She very very successfully branded herself as the jobs governor, but she kept her conservative credentials by railing against Obamacare and toeing the line on things that conservatives care about. She has been able to keep a foot in both worlds for a while. And now she is breaking away from being simply a Southern to becoming a national Republican.

  3. Ben Hayes:

    He had crossed over a metal railing to get closer to the cliff edge where he lost his footing and fell in, park officials immediately launched a search and rescue operation with the Hawaii County Fire Department and around 9 p.m. local time search and rescue located the man. He was seriously injured, perched on a narrow ledge 70 feet from the cliff edge.

  4. Caitlin Sutherland:

    After years of railing on the evils of dark money, all while being bankrolled by a Swiss billionaire, it is clear liberals are the main beneficiary of undisclosed donations.

  5. Taylor Alexander:

    My initial reaction was that I was kind of shocked, and laughed because of the irony of it, because President Trump had been railing against mail-in voting, but here President Trump party was, promoting it, and sending out an absentee ballot request form, i think it's ridiculous that the funding is being cut and processes are being changed in the post office. People's life saving medication are days late, bills aren't being paid on time, and all for what ? It's rigging the election.

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