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Meaning of RISER

Pronunciation:  'rIzur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  structural member consisting of the vertical part of a stair or step
  2. [n]  a vertical pipe in a building
  3. [n]  a person who rises (especially from bed); "he's usually a late riser"
 

RISER is a 5 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: riser main, riser pipe, riser pipeline
 
 See Also: early bird, human, individual, mortal, person, pipage, pipe, piping, somebody, someone, soul, stair, step, structural member

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ris"er\, n.
1. One who rises; as, an early riser.

2. (Arch.)
   (a) The upright piece of a step, from tread to tread.
       Hence:
   (b) Any small upright face, as of a seat, platform,
       veranda, or the like.

3. (Mining) A shaft excavated from below upward.

4. (Founding) A feed head. See under {Feed}, n.

 

 

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