Definition of crosstie in English:
A wooden or concrete beam laid transversely under the rails of a railroad track to support it.
- He hammered a silver spike into a railroad crosstie.
- The organization promotes the economical and environmentally sound use of wood crossties.
- He argues that tests on household plants growing next to old crossties found no creosote residue.
Definition of crosstie in:
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