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railing in Building topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrailingrail‧ing /ˈreɪlɪŋ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DHTB (also railings [plural]) a metal fence that is made of a series of upright bars 🔊 a small park surrounded by railings2 one of the bars in some railings
Examples from the Corpus
railingThe skate park is crammed with ramps, bowls and railings for users to perform tricks on.High railings guarded the small courtyard gardens, the gates of which were usually protected by push-button security-code entry locks.Terrified, Mildred backed away and crashed into something hard, which seemed to be a huge iron railing towering above her.The Khmer traders were lighting their petrol lamps, across by the railings of the Old Market.Their shoes pressed upward against the chromium of the railings that stretched across the floor in parallels set two feet apart.Climbers had woven their way into the timber railings.After six steps, the wooden railings seemed to lean in together, then move out again.