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hand·rail

 (hănd′rāl′)
n.
A narrow railing that is grasped with the hand for support, as on a staircase.

handrail

(ˈhændˌreɪl)
n
(Architecture) a rail alongside a stairway, etc, at a convenient height to be grasped to provide support

hand•rail

(ˈhændˌreɪl)

n.
a rail serving as a support or guard at the side of a stairway, platform, etc.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.handrail - a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from fallinghandrail - a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
balcony - a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet
baluster - one of a number of closely spaced supports for a railing
barrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
rail, railing - a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
Translations
zábradlí

handrail

[ˈhændreɪl] N (on staircase etc) → pasamanos m inv, barandilla f; (on ship) → barandilla f

handrail

[ˈhændreɪl] n [staircase] → rampe f, main f courante; (on boat)bastingage mhand-rear [ˌhændˈrɪər] vt [+ animal, bird] → élever au biberonhand-reared [ˌhændˈrɪərd] adjélevé(e) au biberon

handrail

[ˈhændˌreɪl] n (on staircase) → corrimano
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