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English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

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  • banister — [n] railing of stairs baluster, balustrade, handrail, rail, support; concept 443 …   New thesaurus

  • rail — [v] criticize harshly abuse, attack, bawl out*, berate, blast, castigate, censure, chew out*, complain, fulminate, fume, inveigh, jaw, objurate, rant, rate, revile, scold, thunder, tongue lash*, upbraid, vituperate, vociferate, whip; concept 52… …   New thesaurus

  • banister — baluster, banister The OED describes banister as a corruption of the slightly earlier word baluster; both are 17c. A baluster, though once having the meaning that banisters (plural) now has, means a single curved or ornamental post supporting a… …   Modern English usage

  • rail — noun 1 bar ADJECTIVE ▪ guard, safety ▪ curtain, picture, towel (all esp. BrE) ▪ heated towel rails ▪ altar …   Collocations dictionary

  • rail — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. rant, scold, chide; inveigh, carry on, harangue. See disapprobation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A polelike structure] Syn. bar, post, railing, barrier, picket, rail fence, siding, balustrade, banister,… …   English dictionary for students

  • rail — I n 1. horizontal bar, log rail; train or railroad track, third rail. 2. railing, balusters, banister, fence. See railing. II v Often rail at or against denounce, inveigh against, declaim against, attack, assail; criticize, condemn, denunciate,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • banister — Baluster Bal us*ter, n. [F. balustre, It. balaustro, fr. L. balaustium the flower of the wild pomegranate, fr. Gr. balay stion; so named from the similarity of form.] (Arch.) A small column or pilaster, used as a support to the rail of an open… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Banister — Derived from the Old Norman French banestre , itself a development based upon a conjoining of the Gallic benna and the Greek kanastron , the surname is a metonymic job description of a maker of baskets . The carpentry term bannister as meaning a… …   Surnames reference

  • banister — noun Banister is used before these nouns: ↑rail …   Collocations dictionary

  • banister — [[t]bæ̱nɪstə(r)[/t]] banisters also bannister N COUNT A banister is a rail supported by posts and fixed along the side of a staircase. The plural banisters can be used to refer to one of these rails. I still remember sliding down the banisters …   English dictionary

  • rail — Synonyms and related words: L, attack, baluster, balustrade, banister, bar, barrier, bawl out, berate, bottle up, boundary, box up, branch, bulkhead in, cable railway, cage, censure, check, chew out, cloister, cog railway, condemn, confine,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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