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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)
References in classic literature ?
Stringer nodded his head approvingly, and for a time they continued to regard the swelling bulks with expressions that had changed from indifference to disapproval.
She practiced, at her convenience, the art of a stringer of beads(these ornaments are made in Venice, in profusion; she had her pocket full of them, and I used to find them on the floor of my apartment), and kept an eye on the maiden in the house.
Of the curate I say nothing; but I will wager he has some spice of the poet in him, and no doubt Master Nicholas too, for all barbers, or most of them, are guitar players and stringers of verses.
Using a stringer not only saves the publisher a staff salary but an additional 30 percent or so in benefits.
SAN DIEGO -- American Technology Corporation (ATC) (NASDAQ: ATCO), a leading innovator of directed sound products and solutions, today announced that Steve Stringer has accepted the position of chief financial officer commencing April 3, 2006.
Bosses at the new Sidney Stringer Primary School are hosting a public consultation meeting tonight from 5pm to 7pm to discuss the construction of the school on land next to the current Sidney Stringer Academy.
David Stringer, 32, stabbed Hayley Stringer, 29, several times, and then plunged the knife in his chest, Sandwell Coroner's Court was told yesterday.
Stringer was sworn in as the 44th Comptroller &the City of New York.
MITCHELL STRINGER and his Sheffield team-mates get almost daily reminders of the club's most historic win from coach Mark Aston.
Norman Stringer, who has died aged 88, was a village postman in Shelley and Kirkburton for 26 years.
Gervase Stringer, whose hobby is flag collecting, picked out the Commodores Burgee which was flown on the QE2 in 1988 and a flag which sailed aboard the Queen Mary in 1936.
Richard Stringer, a filmmaker who recently documented Anglican bishop Isaac Stringer's missionary work in the Arctic, died on July 27 in Victoria at the age of 62 from cancer.