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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Structural member consisting of the vertical part of a stair or step; A vertical pipe in a building; A person who gets up (especially from bed).

Usage examples (26)
  • He's usually a late riser
  • The edge of a tread that projects past the face of the riser is called the NOSING.
  • A 1/2 PVC sprinkler riser is just the right size (with maybe a couple turns of tape around it).
  • And a typical stair riser is not more than 7 high, which means nothing but smallish trade paperbacks under there. for more
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