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What is "Rail" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 15-May-2023 (1 year, 1 month, 3 days ago)
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Rail
General name for a horizontal wood part. In upholstery, used for support and for a tacking surface. Also crest rails on headboards and dining chairs, chair rails on walls, horizontal parts of a frame and panel door (vertical parts are called stiles), etc.

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