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railroad tie

noun [C] uk   US ( UK sleeper) us  
one of the heavy horizontal blocks that supports a railway track
Translations of “railroad tie”
in Russian шпала…
in Turkish demiryolu rayları altına döşenen ağaç kalaslar…
in Polish podkład (kolejowy)…
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