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Princeton's WordNet

  1. track, rail, rails, runway(noun)

    a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll

Freebase

  1. rails

    filler description

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rails

    Narrow pieces of wood, with mouldings as ornaments, mortised into the heads of stanchions, or nailed for ornament on several parts of a ship's upper works.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. rails

    See Ordnance, Carriages for, Sea-coast Carriages.

Editors Contribution

  1. rails

    Plural form of rail.

    The train moves along the rails at a specific speed.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on December 25, 2015  

Anagrams for rails »

  1. liars

  2. lairs

  3. arils

  4. rials

How to pronounce rails?

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How to say rails in sign language?

  1. rails

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rails in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rails in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of rails in a Sentence

  1. Richard Saver:

    It's confusing to me why this went off the rails so horribly.

  2. Gavin Parry:

    Rails and real estate are classic defensive stocks suitable for a market situation like we have now.

  3. Katie Wenszell:

    She pulled me in between the two rails, and the train rolled over me, all of my injuries came from just being pushed.

  4. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Rails that kiss derail; Rails that deviate, too. (Rails qui s'embrassent déraillent; Rails qui s'écartent de même)”

  5. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    A steam locomotive engineer is referred as a 'hogger'; Does this reference have to do with his 'lapping-up' many miles over the silver rails?

Images & Illustrations of rails

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