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What does the word "pararail" mean? I would like to know the meaning. Search over web does not help much.

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    $\begingroup$ Context may be important. Do you have a link or a quote? $\endgroup$ – Air May 22 '15 at 20:40
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    $\begingroup$ Asking for the definition of a word is off-topic on this site unless the word is related to engineering. Please give your question some context. What field does this term arise in? Where did you run into it? $\endgroup$ – Chris Mueller May 22 '15 at 21:00
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    $\begingroup$ I am sorry that your question has been closed. I googled for the word and didn't find any meaning. It seems to be some like a company name. Your question was closed probably because nobody understood the word here. Please don't take it seriously - I suggest to investigate a little bit after this, and then edit your partial info in your question. I voted to reopen your question but it will have probably more chance if you would extend it somehow. $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica May 24 '15 at 22:05
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    $\begingroup$ The question has a good-looking answer, maybe it deserves a reopen. $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica May 24 '15 at 22:06
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    $\begingroup$ @Air As the upvoted answer shows, the question was not unclear. Thus its close as an unclear question is not reasonable. $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica May 26 '15 at 18:17
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If this was a quiz show and you had one guess, the safest offering may be 'The suspension system in a vintage Scorpion snowmobile", BUT

"Para rail" and "pararail" are 'made up' words usually used as product names and/or trademarks for a range of things by a range of manufacturers over a range of years.

Google's ngram viewer swears it does not know the word - usually a goodish sign that a term is a specialist one.


Here are some of the available "pararails":

Steyr AUG Rifle foward grip slide pararail - the slide rail mid picture.
Guess: Paratroop rail

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Pararail suspension on a vintage scorpion snowmobile
Guess: Wazzat?

Also here
and here

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Same name same type of product different company.

Pararail rooftop fall protection system
Guess: Parapet rail

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Many maybes

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