Definition of fishplate in English:
1A flat piece of metal used to connect adjacent rails in a railroad track.
- The junior railway minister embellished the story, saying that the fishplates holding the track together had been removed.
- The derailment had happened when the flange of a wheel struck one half of a broken fishplate - a metal plate which holds sections of track together.
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