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Detailed Translations for rail from English to French


rail [the ~] noun

  1. the rail (entrenchment; redoubt; earthwork)
    le rempart; le retranchement; l'enceinte; la fortification
  2. the rail (banisters; guard-rail; hand-rail; )
    la balustrade; la rampe; la main courante

Translation Matrix for rail:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
balustrade arm rest; banisters; guard-rail; hand support; hand-rail; parapet; rail balcony; balustrade; banisters; handrail; handrails; parapet
enceinte earthwork; entrenchment; rail; redoubt bulwark; circular wall; fortification canal; fortress; moat; rampart; speaker; stronghold; wall
fortification earthwork; entrenchment; rail; redoubt affirmation; amplification; bastion; confirmation; consolidation; enrichment; fortification; intensification; reinforcement; strengthening
main courante arm rest; banisters; guard-rail; hand support; hand-rail; parapet; rail balustrade; banisters; handrail; handrails
rampe arm rest; banisters; guard-rail; hand support; hand-rail; parapet; rail access route; banisters; bank; drive; entranceway; feeder; feeder road; inclination; incline; slope; supply route; talus
rempart earthwork; entrenchment; rail; redoubt bastion; city wall; fortification; fortress; rampart; shore; solid ground; stronghold; town rampart; town-wall; wooded bank
retranchement earthwork; entrenchment; rail; redoubt
- railing; rails; runway; track
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- fulminate; inveigh; rail in; rail off; revile; train; vilify; vituperate
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- gunwale
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
enceinte expecting; pregnant

Related Words for "rail":

  • rails

Synonyms for "rail":

Related Definitions for "rail":

  1. any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud1
  2. a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)1
  3. short for railway1
    • he traveled by rail1
    • he was concerned with rail safety1
  4. a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports1
  5. a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll1
  6. criticize severely1
    • She railed against the bad social policies1
  7. spread negative information about1
  8. complain bitterly1
  9. fish with a handline over the rails of a boat1
    • They are railing for fresh fish1
  10. lay with rails1
    • hundreds of miles were railed out here1
  11. travel by rail or train1
    • They railed from Rome to Venice1
  12. convey (goods etc.) by rails1
    • fresh fruit are railed from Italy to Belgium1
  13. separate with a railing1
  14. provide with rails1
    • The yard was railed1
  15. enclose with rails1

Wiktionary Translations for rail:

  1. the metal bar that makes the track for a railroad
  2. a railroad; a railway
  3. small bird in the family Rallidae
  1. ferro|fr Relatif aux chemin de fer.
  1. plaisanter quelqu’un ou quelque chose, lui parler ou en parler avec moquerie.
  1. ornithol|nocat Membre d'une famille d'oiseaux, famille de Gruiformes, constituée d'oiseaux terrestres des marais de taille petite à moyenne, aux ailes larges, à la queue courte et à fortes pattes.
  2. Échassier

Cross Translation:
rail bastingage; rambarde reling — een leuning boven de verschansing die een scheepsdek omgeeft
rail râle RalleZoologie: Vertreter der Vogelfamilie Rallidae aus der Ordnung der Kranichvogel
rail bastingage; plat-bord Reling — Decksgeländer des Schiffes
rail rail SchieneEisenbahntechnik: derjenige Teil einer Gleisstrecke, auf dem die Rad einer Eisenbahn laufen

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