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(--- Chiefly British) A small insignia worn on a military decoration indicating that it has been awarded an additional time.
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  1. (--- Chiefly British) A small insignia worn on a military decoration indicating that it has been awarded an additional time.
  2. Something that impedes or prevents action or progress:
  3. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. To prevent, prohibit, or act as a bar to. In bar. As a bar to an action. For example, if a defendant in a criminal action was acquitted earlier of the same charges that he is now accused, he may plead double jeopardy in bar. At bar. Now before the court. For example, an action that is before the court may be referred to as the case at bar. The legal profession in general. A group of attorneys admitted to practice law in a particular jurisdiction or before a particular court or who practice in a common field or area of expertise in the law. The railing in a courtroom that separates the area used by the judge, lawyers, and court personnel to conduct judicial business from the seating provided for observers. See also bench.
A delivery or amount of mail:
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  1. A delivery or amount of mail:
  2. A stage of a post route
  3. (Sports) A goal post.
Materials for rails
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  1. Materials for rails
  2. Rails considered as a group.
  3. A structure made of a rail, often connecting a series of upright members, that is used as a guard or barrier or for support, as on a balcony or next to a staircase.
A thing that prevents passage or approach; obstruction, as a fence, wall, etc.
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  1. A thing that prevents passage or approach; obstruction, as a fence, wall, etc.
  2. (Horse Racing) The movable gate used to keep the horses in line at the starting point
  3. A movable gate that keeps racehorses in line before the start of a race.
A stake or slat, usually pointed, used as an upright in a fence, a hitching post for animals, a marker, etc.
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  1. A stake or slat, usually pointed, used as an upright in a fence, a hitching post for animals, a marker, etc.
  2. A person or group of persons present outside a building to protest.
  3. A person, as a member of a labor union on strike, stationed outside a factory, store, or public building, often carrying a sign, to demonstrate opposition to certain views or practices, keep strikebreakers from entering, or dissuade people from buying
A fence of split logs secured to stakes or laid across each other at an angle.
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  1. A fence of split logs secured to stakes or laid across each other at an angle.
A short railroad track connected with a main track by a switch and used for unloading, bypassing, etc.; sidetrack
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  1. A short railroad track connected with a main track by a switch and used for unloading, bypassing, etc.; sidetrack
  2. A covering for an outside wall, as of a frame building, consisting generally of overlapping shingles, boards, aluminum panels, etc.
A structure, as along a stairway, consisting of a handrail supported by balusters
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  1. A structure, as along a stairway, consisting of a handrail supported by balusters
  2. A rail and the row of balusters or posts that support it, as along the front of a gallery.
Such a handrail together with its supporting structures.
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  1. Such a handrail together with its supporting structures.
  2. A handrail together with the balusters that support it, as along a staircase
  3. One of the vertical supports of a handrail; a baluster.
A fence made of pales or pickets.
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  1. A fence made of pales or pickets.
  2. A strip of wood used in making a fence; pale
  3. One of a row of upright pointed sticks forming a fence; a pale.
The condition of being settled or resolved:
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  1. The condition of being settled or resolved:
  2. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
  3. The repose of death:
A rail serving as a guard or support to be held by the hand, as along a staircase or ramp
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  1. A rail serving as a guard or support to be held by the hand, as along a staircase or ramp
An extra rail alongside the main rail of a railroad at a crossing, etc., as to keep the cars on the track
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  1. An extra rail alongside the main rail of a railroad at a crossing, etc., as to keep the cars on the track
  2. A railing that serves as a protective barrier, as on a staircase or alongside a highway
  3. A rail placed alongside a dangerous place in order to improve safety.
Any track with rails for guiding wheels; specif., a road laid with parallel steel rails along which run passenger cars that are lighter than railroad cars
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  1. Any track with rails for guiding wheels; specif., a road laid with parallel steel rails along which run passenger cars that are lighter than railroad cars
  2. Railroad
  3. A railroad, especially one operated over a limited area:
A train running on a single rail
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  1. A train running on a single rail
  2. A railway system using a single rail.
  3. A railway with such a track
Find another word for rail. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for rail, like: bar, post, railing, barrier, picket, rail fence, siding, balustrade, banister, paling and rest.