plural -s
: a machine that makes strands into cable or rope
: a steelworker who guides bars by the use of hand tongs from the roughing mill into other rolls for further processing

called also edger, poke-in, pony rougher, stick-in

Word History


strand entry 5 + -er

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“Strander.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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