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 for T rail
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  T \T\ (t[=e]),
     the twentieth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal
     consonant. With the letter h it forms the digraph th, which
     has two distinct sounds, as in thin, then. See Guide to
     Pronunciation, [sect][sect]262-264, and also [sect][sect]153,
     156, 169, 172, 176, 178-180.
     [1913 Webster] The letter derives its name and form from the
     Latin, the form of the Latin letter being further derived
     through the Greek from the Ph[oe]nician. The ultimate origin
     is probably Egyptian. It is etymologically most nearly
     related to d, s, th; as in tug, duke; two, dual, L. duo;
     resin, L. resina, Gr. "rhti`nh, tent, tense, a., tenuous,
     thin; nostril, thrill. See D, S.
     [1913 Webster]
     T bandage (Surg.), a bandage shaped like the letter T, and
        used principally for application to the groin, or
     T cart, a kind of fashionable two seated wagon for pleasure
     T iron.
     (a) A rod with a short crosspiece at the end, -- used as a
     (b) Iron in bars, having a cross section formed like the
         letter T, -- used in structures.
     T rail, a kind of rail for railroad tracks, having no
        flange at the bottom so that a section resembles the
        letter T.
     T square, a ruler having a crosspiece or head at one end,
        for the purpose of making parallel lines; -- so called
        from its shape. It is laid on a drawing board and guided
        by the crosspiece, which is pressed against the straight
        edge of the board. Sometimes the head is arranged to be
        set at different angles.
     To a T, exactly, perfectly; as, to suit to a T. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  T rail \T" rail`\
     See under T.
     [1913 Webster]

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