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crosstie


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cross-tie  \Cross"-tie`\  (-t?`),  n.  (Railroad) 
  A  sleeper  supporting  and  connecting  the  rails,  and  holding 
  them  in  place 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crosstie 
  n  :  one  of  the  cross  braces  that  support  the  rails  on  a  railway 
  track;  "the  British  call  a  railroad  tie  a  sleeper"  [syn: 
  {tie},  {railroad  tie},  {sleeper}] 




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