railroad tie

железнодорожная шпала

Англо-русский словарь по прокатке металлов. — М.: Физматгиз.. . 1963.

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  • Railroad tie — While wooden ties dominate North American railways, concrete is widely used in other parts of the world. A railroad tie/railway tie (North America), or railway sleeper (Europe) is a rectangular item used to support the rails in railroad tracks.… …   Wikipedia

  • railroad tie — noun one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track the British call a railroad tie a sleeper • Syn: ↑tie, ↑crosstie, ↑sleeper • Hypernyms: ↑brace, ↑bracing • Part …   Useful english dictionary

  • railroad tie — noun A heavy, preserved piece of hewn timber laid crossways to and supporting the rails of a railroad. Syn: sleeper …   Wiktionary

  • railroad tie — cement or wooden beam that is used as a base for railroad tracks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • railroad tie — See tie …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Tie — may refer to: Necktie, a long piece of cloth worn around the neck or shoulders Tie (draw), a finish to a competition with identical results, particularly sports Tie (engineering), a strong component designed to keep two objects closely linked… …   Wikipedia

  • tie — I n. necktie 1) to tie one s tie 2) (BE) an old school tie ( a tie showing which school the owner attended ) draw (sports) 3) to break a tie 4) a scoreless tie 5) (to end) in a tie match (BE) (sports) 6) a cup tie …   Combinatory dictionary

  • railroad track — noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels he walked along the railroad track • Syn: ↑railroad, ↑railway • Derivationally related forms: ↑railroad (for: ↑railroad) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Railroad switch — For other uses, see Switch (disambiguation). A right hand railroad switch with point indicator pointing to right …   Wikipedia

  • tie — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bond, obligation; shoelace; necktie, cravat, four in hand or bow tie; fastening, ligature; draw, tied score, dead heat; beam, post; sleeper. v. t. fasten, attach, join; bind, restrict, constrain,… …   English dictionary for students

  • tie plug — noun : a small section of wood shaped like a spike and used for plugging a hole in a railroad tie left when a spike has been withdrawn * * * Railroads. a wooden plug driven into the hole left in a tie when a spike has been withdrawn …   Useful english dictionary

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