railroad tie in English

cement or wooden beam that is used as a base for railroad tracks

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1. 3 synonyms for Crosstie: railroad tie, sleeper, tie

2. Crosstie definition is - a tie placed across something for support; specifically : a railroad tie.

3. A railroad tie, Crosstie (American English), railway tie (Canadian English) or railway sleeper (Australian and British English) is a rectangular support for the rails in railroad tracks.Generally laid perpendicular to the rails, ties transfer loads to the track ballast and subgrade, hold the rails upright and keep them spaced to the correct gauge.