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riser

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riser

noun ris·er \ˈrī-zər\

: a person who gets out of bed after sleeping

: the upright board between two stairs

risers : a set of tall and wide steps for standing or sitting on

Full Definition of RISER

1
:  one that rises (as from sleep)
2
:  the upright member between two stair treads
3
:  a stage platform on which performers are placed for greater visibility
4
:  a vertical pipe (as for water or gas) or a vertical portion of an electric wiring system
5
:  one of the straps that connects a parachutist's harness with the shroud lines

Examples of RISER

  1. The school choir stood on the risers for the concert.

First Known Use of RISER

15th century

Rhymes with RISER

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