from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A rod used to bind longitudinal railway-sleepers to one another: same as cross-tie.
  • noun In arch., bridge-building, etc., a rod used to draw and bind together parts of a structure; a binding-rod.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A rod used as a tie. See tie.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun either of two rods that link the steering gear to the front wheels


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