(in a window sash) a meeting rail, especially one closing against the corresponding rail with a diagonal or rabbeted overlap.
(Brit) another word for guardrail (sense 2)
[chek-reyn] /ˈtʃɛkˌreɪn/ noun 1. a short passing from the bit to the saddle of a harness, to prevent the horse from lowering its head. Compare (def 2), . 2. a short joining the bit of one of a span of horses to the driving of the other. /ˈtʃɛkˌreɪn/ noun 1. the usual US word for […]
[chek-room, -roo m] /ˈtʃɛkˌrum, -ˌrʊm/ noun 1. a where hats, coats, parcels, etc., may be . /ˈtʃɛkˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) a place at a railway station, airport, etc, where luggage may be left for a small charge with an attendant for safekeeping Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) left-luggage office
[chek-roh] /ˈtʃɛkˌroʊ/ Agriculture noun 1. one of a number of of trees or plants, especially corn, in which the distance between adjacent trees or plants is equal to that between adjacent . verb (used with object) 2. to plant in checkrows. /ˈtʃɛkˌrəʊ/ noun 1. a row of plants, esp corn, in which the spaces between […]
plural noun 1. limits imposed on all branches of a government by vesting in each branch the right to amend or void those acts of another that fall within its purview. plural noun 1. (government, mainly US) competition and mutual restraint among the various branches of government noun a system of constitutional government which guards […]