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What is "Rail" - Definition & Explanation

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.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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