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Noun Concept
Categories: Wood products, Rail infrastructure, Permanent way, Articles with short description
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railroad tie  crosstie  sleeper  tie  cross-tie
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One of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track WordNet 3.0
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One of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A railroad tie, crosstie, railway tie or railway sleeper is a rectangular support for the rails in railroad tracks. Wikipedia
A rectangular support for the rail Wikipedia Disambiguation
Support for the rails in railroad tracks Wikidata
A heavy, preserved piece of hewn timber laid crossways to and supporting the rails of a railroad or a member of similar shape and function of another material such as concrete. Wiktionary
Piece supporting the rails of a railroad. Wiktionary (translation)
A horizontal wooden or concrete structural member that supports and ties together rails. Wiktionary
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The British call a railroad tie a sleeper WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet