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Overview of noun railing

The noun railing has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) railing, rail

(a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports)

2. railing

(material for making rails or rails collectively)

Overview of verb rail

The verb rail has 10 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) rail, inveigh

(complain bitterly)

2. rail, rail in

(enclose with rails; "rail in the old graves")

3. rail

(provide with rails; "The yard was railed")

4. rail, rail off

(separate with a railing; "rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace")

5. rail

(convey (goods etc.) by rails; "fresh fruit are railed from Italy to Belgium")

6. train, rail

(travel by rail or train; "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg")

7. rail

(lay with rails; "hundreds of miles were railed out here")

8. rail

(fish with a handline over the rails of a boat; "They are railing for fresh fish")

9. vilify, revile, vituperate, rail

(spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews")

10. fulminate, rail

(criticize severely; "He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare"; "She railed against the bad social policies") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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