plate rail


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

plate rail

n
(Railways) railways an early flat rail with an extended flange on its outer edge to retain wheels on the track. Sometimes shortened to: plate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plate rail - rail or narrow shelf fixed to a wall to display plates
rail - a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
There are also many period features which have been lovingly retained such as the sash and case windows, carved staircase, cornices and plate rail in the drawing room.
Inside comprises an hall, cloaks/wc, lounge with a fireplace, sitting room, dining room with plate rail, plus a kitchen fitted with a good range of wall and base units, integrated oven, hob and extractor.
The lounge also features exposed beams, a decorative plate rail and a splendid inglenook fireplace with a huge wooden beam and display shelf over, a multi-fuel inset stove (which can be removed to use the fireplace as an open fire).
In this article, we'll show you how to cut out and assemble the square-edged moldings to make the window and door trim, baseboard, cove and plate rail you see in the photo at left.
2 -- 3 -- color) This Victorian home, above, boasts wide molding around doors, with a 3 1/2 -inch plate rail on all the walls.
Above the plate rail was a frieze of Japanese wallpaper embossed and printed to imitate gilded Spanish leather -- a rich foil for a Whistlerian array of blue-and-white porcelain.
Tenders are invited for Plate Rail Guard To Emd Pt.