Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Rails

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9748

\rā(ә)l\ n [ME raile, fr. MF reille ruler, bar, fr. L regula ruler, fr. regere to keep straight, direct, rule] (14c) The metal bars on which the spindles of a downtwister are mounted (Vincenti R (ed) (1994) Elsevier’s textile dictionary. Elsevier Science and Technology Books, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA