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Anchors (Structural connectors) (Qtpud)

Definition
Central cohesive sources of support and stability. Or, rail fastening devices used to resist the longitudinal movement of rail under traffic and to maintain proper expansion allowance at joint gaps for temperature changes. (Source: Team: adapted from wordnet.princeton.edu and AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Securing and joining equipment (Qtpu)
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