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tie bar[′tī ‚bär]
A bar used as a tie rod.
A rod connecting two switch rails on a railway to hold them to gage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. A flat bar used as a tie or a tie rod.
2. A deformed bar, embedded in a concrete construction at a joint and designed to hold abutting edges together; not designed for direct-load transfer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.