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railing

[′rāl·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A barrier consisting of a rail and supports.
(electronics)
Radar pulse jamming at high recurrence rates (50 to 150 kilohertz); it results in an image on a radar indicator resembling fence railing.

Railing

Any open construction or rail used as a barrier, composed of one or a series of horizontal rails supported by spaced upright balusters.

railing

1. Rails, collectively, or a combination of rails.
2. Any openwork construction or rail used as a barrier or the like.
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Use stainless steel fasteners instead and securely tighten them to keep the railings from sagging or swaying.
A specialist team from Cleckheaton Technical Rescue Unit used equipment to cut through the railings before the boy was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
The new Rockport extruded PVC railing system features hidden stainless steel mounting hardware, flat top rails with chamfered edges, and a matte white finish that can easily be painted custom colors.
Many railings, which are the responsibility of Cardiff Council, have been in poor condition with rust and peeling paint.
He said: "I was driving past and I saw John trying to assist the lad whose ankle was caught on the railings.
By broken railing of regret I stand alone in silent pain Praying passing time will forget.
Firefighters had to cut away the railing so the man could be rushed to hospital with the spike still inside his head.
The student immediately stepped back outside the railing.
The first of the 20-foot railings arrived Thursday at BRING Recycling Center off Franklin Boulevard in Eugene.
The van is thought to have come down Rectory Place, a steep road, before plunging through two metal railings surrounding a lawn outside the Bensham Court block of flats, in Gateshead.
In light of the state of political dialogue over the past few years, a book on railing seems quite timely, even if its focus is on early modern English literature.
They called on the help of the Specialist Technical Rescue Team from Bickenhill who used hot gas cutting tools and an angle grinder to remove a section of the railings.