Simple Definition of riser
: 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
The school choir stood on the risers for the concert.
First Known Use of riser
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