Edge rail

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(Railroad) A rail set on edge; - applied to a rail of more depth than width.
A guard rail by the side of the main rail at a switch.

See also: Edge, Edge

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Turn left, towards the A34 and Alderley Edge rail station.
The Edge rail now includes an M-LOK system that makes this rifle so slim.
The Edge rail is part of the upper receiver once it's coupled together, which is how POF can offer a continuous rail at 12 o'clock.
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Experiment 1 focused on edge rail type and rail width for honeycomb shelves because these edge materials stabilize and reinforce the panel as well as provide the substrate required to fasten the shelves to the gables of the bookcases.
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Prof Madelin said rail privatisation had broken up a once cutting edge rail research facility.
Finally, the axial forces acting on the front and back edge rails and the front and back rails were 98 and 156 pounds, respectively.