Definition of handrail in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhandreɪl/


A rail fixed to posts or a wall for people to hold on to for support: the safest bathroom design includes handrails and grab bars in the bathtub and shower
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  • Glass balustrades support stainless steel handrails and slatted panels extend into the gap between deck and cladding.
  • Before I could reply, the shuttle jerked into motion, and I grabbed onto the handrail for support.
  • In a hotel situation, a guest, or someone else, brings in the virus which is then passed from person to person and from persons to items such as handrails, wall curtains and toilets.

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