from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A rod used as a tie. See tie.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rod used to bind longitudinal railway-sleepers to one another: same as cross-tie.
- n. In arch., bridge-building, etc., a rod used to draw and bind together parts of a structure; a binding-rod.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. either of two rods that link the steering gear to the front wheels
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