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Meaning of STRINGER

Pronunciation:  'stringur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a long horizontal timber to connect uprights
  2. [n]  brace consisting of a longitudinal member to strengthen a fuselage or hull
  3. [n]  a worker who strings; "a stringer of beads"
  4. [n]  a member of a squad on a team; "a first stringer"; "a second stringer"
 

STRINGER is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: brace, bracing, participant, player, squad, team, timber, worker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\String"er\ (str[i^]ng"[~e]r), n.
1. One who strings; one who makes or provides strings,
   especially for bows.

         Be content to put your trust in honest stringers.
                                               --Ascham.

2. A libertine; a wencher. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.

3. (Railroad) A longitudinal sleeper.

4. (Shipbuilding) A streak of planking carried round the
   inside of a vessel on the under side of the beams.

5. (Carp.) A long horizontal timber to connect uprights in a
   frame, or to support a floor or the like.

 

 

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