noun. ['ˈreɪlz'] a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll.
- streetcar track
- third rail
- railroad track
- natural object
Words that Rhyme with Rails
Example sentences of the word rails
1. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Position the end rails at the top and bottom in between the set of side rails.
2. Noun, plural
Nails used to fasten fence rails are just as important as those that are used to fasten pickets.
Quotes containing the word rails
1. Do you like to slide?"His voice was eager.Stair rails! Did he suspect me? I forced a sigh. "No, Majesty. I'm terrified of heights.""Oh."His polite tone had returned."I wish I could enjoy it. This fear of heights is an affliction."He nodded, a show of sympathy but not much interest. I was losing him."Especially,"I added, "as I've grown taller.
- Gail Carson Levine, Ella Enchanted
2. She watched the tunnels as they flowed past: bare walls of concrete, a net of pipes and wires, a web of rails that went off into black holes where green and red lights hung as distant drops of color. There was nothing else to dilute it, so that one could admire naked purpose and the ingenuity that had achieved it.
- Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged