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string·er

 (strĭng′ər)
n.
1. One that strings: a stringer of beads.
2. Architecture
a. A long heavy horizontal timber used as a support or connector.
b. A stringboard.
3. Sports A member of a specified string or squad on a team. Often used in combination: a first-stringer; a second-stringer.
4. A part-time or freelance correspondent for the news media.

stringer

(ˈstrɪŋə)
n
1. (Architecture) architect
a. a long horizontal beam that is used for structural purposes
b. another name for stringboard
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical a longitudinal structural brace for strengthening the hull of a vessel
3. (Journalism & Publishing) a journalist retained by a newspaper or news service on a part-time basis to cover a particular town or area

string•er

(ˈstrɪŋ ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that strings.
2. a long horizontal timber connecting upright posts.
4. a longitudinal bridge girder for supporting part of a deck or railroad track between bents or piers.
5. a longitudinal reinforcement in the fuselage or wing of an airplane.
6. a part-time correspondent for a newspaper, magazine, etc.
7. a performer ranked according to skill or accomplishment (used in combination): first-stringers.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stringer - a member of a squad on a team; "a first stringer"; "a second stringer"
team, squad - a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
player, participant - a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
2.stringer - a worker who strings; "a stringer of beads"
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
3.stringer - brace consisting of a longitudinal member to strengthen a fuselage or hull
bracing, brace - a structural member used to stiffen a framework
4.stringer - a long horizontal timber to connect uprights
timber - a beam made of wood
Translations

stringer

[ˈstrɪŋəʳ] N (= journalist) → corresponsal mf local (a tiempo parcial)

stringer

n (Press sl) → Lokalreporter(in) m(f)