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ris·er

 (rī′zər)
n.
1. One who rises, especially from sleep: a late riser.
2. The vertical part of a stair step.
3. A platform, as for elevating a group of people above a crowd, often arranged with similar platforms in tiers.
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riser

(ˈraɪzə)
n
1. a person who rises, esp from bed: an early riser.
2. (Architecture) the vertical part of a stair or step
3. (Architecture) a vertical pipe, esp one within a building
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ris•er

(ˈraɪ zər)

n.
1. a person who rises, esp. from bed.
2. the vertical face of a stair step.
3.
a. a long low platform on which persons can stand for greater visibility, as on a stage.
b. risers, a group of such platforms connected in stepwise fashion, often used for sitting.
4. a vertical pipe, duct, or conduit.
[1350–1400]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.riser - a person who rises (especially from bed)riser - a person who rises (especially from bed); "he's usually a late riser"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
early bird - a person who gets up very early in the morning
2.riser - a vertical pipe in a building
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
3.riser - structural member consisting of the vertical part of a stair or step
stair, step - support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; "he paused on the bottom step"
structural member - support that is a constituent part of any structure or building
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Translations

riser

[ˈraɪzəʳ] N
1. to be an early/late riserser madrugador(a)/dormilón/ona
2. [of stair] → contrahuella f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

riser

[ˈraɪzər] n
to be an early riser → être matinal(e), être un lève-tôt
to be a late riser → être un lève-tard
[stair] → contremarche f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

riser

n
(= person) to be an early riserFrühaufsteher(in) m(f)sein, früh aufstehen; to be a late riserspät aufstehen, ein Langschläfer m/eine Langschläferin sein (inf)
(of stair)Setzstufe f
(for gas, water etc) → Steigrohr nt, → Steigleitung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

riser

[ˈraɪzəʳ] n to be an early/late riseressere mattiniero/a/alzarsi sempre tardi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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