riser plate

riser plate

[′rīz·ər ‚plāt]
(civil engineering)
A plate used to support a tapering switch rail above the base of the rail; used with a railroad gage or tie plate to maintain minimum gage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The hunting bows now feature 6061 aluminum riser plates and come anodized in an earth tone gray color with standard grip.
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