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balustrade

an ornamental rail or coping with its supporting set of balusters
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Balustrade

An entire railing system, as along the edge of a balcony, including a top rail, bottom rail and balusters.
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balustrade

[′bal·ə‚strād]
(building construction)
The railing assembly of a stairway consisting of the handrail, balusters, and usually a bottom rail.
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balustrade

balustrade
An entire railing system (as along the edge of a balcony) including a top rail and its balusters, and sometimes a bottom rail.
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The protesters, who fear that metal railings will become rusty and unsightly, have contacted Historic England in a bid to have the balustrades listed.
We have been contacted by people from the south of England, the United States, Australia and Japan who all remember the balustrades. "They are lovely to look at and people have memories of them from childhood.
The timber sheathing of the interior--stage floor, balustrades, perimeter walls, billowing soffit--contributes greatly to the remarkable intimacy of the Walt Disney auditorium.
The Master Plan event will offer the public an opportunity to share their thoughts on what might replace the balustrades, once the Central Lower Promenade repairs are complete.