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railing (plural railings)

  1. A fence or barrier consisting of one or more horizontal rails and vertical supports.
    During the war, everyone's railings were taken away to make bombers.

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British use is normally the plural.

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  • hand railing is in place to provide guidance on stairs or in corridors.
  • guard railing is in place to prevent accidental falls from an elevated area.

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railing

  1. present participle of rail

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