Definition of Safety rail
1. Noun. A railing placed alongside a stairway or road for safety.
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Literary usage of Safety rail
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Patents for Inventions: Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Railways by Great Britain Patent Office (1868)
"And, first, as regards the third, or safety rail, which is " laid down on ... The safety rail starts before the curve begins, " in order that the train may ..."
2. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1919)
"The act does not command that a stepladder two or three feet in height shall be protected by a safety rail. It will be remembered that the height of the ..."
3. Patents for Inventions: Abridgments of Specifications Relating to Railways by Great Britain Patent Office (1873)
"The apparatus consists, firstly, in a third or safety rail; and " secondly, in two friction rollers, turning horizontally on each " side of the safety rail. ..."
4. Supplement to Second Edition of Kerr's Cyclopedic California Codes by James Manford Kerr (1922)
"[Safety-rail on scaffolding.] All scaffolding or staging swung or suspended from an ... shall have a safety-rail of wood, or other equally rigid material of ..."
5. The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopædia: Comprehending Practical by Luke Hebert (1846)
"... dd, and at equal distances by four cast-metal pillars eee e. ah the upper or " bearing rail ;" 6 the lower or " safety rail," which are bound together ..."
6. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1839)
"safety rail ROAD CAR ; William Kin- ... or disengaged from, the centre guide bar, or safety rail, with great facility and despatch, in case of any trivial ..."