from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In railroading, an additional rail placed midway between the two ordinary rails of a track, designed, in connection with devices on the engine or cars, to keep a train from leaving the track on curves, crossings, or steep grades.
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For making soap tablets, a cutting board equipped with a guide-rail to align the soap bar at right angles to the cutting wire can easily be constructed from wood.
Although there was no sign of any guide-rail, Theon told him that the cars could only run on predetermined tracks.
Down the third shaft over, the other cage was dropping like a plummet, a block of golden light walled in by black filigree-work and bisected vertically by the black line of the guide-rail.
The resulting laser-alignment guide-rail design integrates the Drylin W with clamp, Drylin SLW leadscrew system and Drylin ZLW belt-drive system.
These guide-rail ends also have a second facility to safely discharge any static from the front panel to ground via the aluminium parts of the chassis or subrack.
In New York the people who will be put to work with the stimulus money are the guide-rail installers and the bridge painters.
That project touches parts of Clayton, Franklin and Elk. Three other projects that started less than a year ago are a $3.4 million dam installation on Route 206 in Shamong Township; a Route 206 Assiscunk Creek bridge replacement in Springfield and Mansfield; and a $3.7 million installation of cross-median guide-rail to prevent crashes at locations in Logan, Mount Laurel and Hamilton.