bleachers


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bleach·er

 (blē′chər)
n.
1. One that bleaches or is used in bleaching.
2. often bleachers An often unroofed outdoor grandstand for seating spectators.

[Sense 2, from comparing a person's exposure to the sun when sitting on them with the exposure of linens bleaching on a clothesline.]

bleachers

(ˈbliːtʃəz)
pl n
1. (sometimes singular) a tier of seats in a sports stadium, etc, that are unroofed and inexpensive
2. the people occupying such seats
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bleachers - an outdoor grandstand without a roofbleachers - an outdoor grandstand without a roof; patrons are exposed to the sun as linens are when they are bleached
stand - tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations

bleachers

[ˈbliːtʃəz] NPL (US) → gradas fpl

bleachers

[ˈbliːtʃərz] npl (US)gradins mpl (en plein soleil)

bleachers

pl (US) → unüberdachte Zuschauertribüne

bleachers

[ˈbliːtʃəz] npl (Am) → posti mpl di gradinata
References in classic literature ?
Each of these individuals got a paper at a certain hour, which he read with as much manner as he could command, and with singular perseverance as related to the difficulties to be overcome, to a clientele of bleachers, who reasoned as he reasoned, swore by his oaths, and finally arrived at all his conclusions.
At the football stadium, finishing touches are being applied to the new artificial turf, crews are laying bricks for the expanded concession stand, and the metal skeleton of new bleachers has been erected.
A 76-year-old audience member died while another one was injured after they accidentally fell from the bleachers while singing and dancing during the studio taping of local variety game show "Wowowin," police reported Wednesday.
The performer sat down near the VIP bleachers to watch Jason Aldean's when Las Vegas native (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41472462) Stephen Paddock  began shooting at concertgoers.
Olympic Track & Field Olympic Trials in Eugene said an inspection of a section of temporary bleachers at Hayward Field that had drawn concerns from spectators uncovered no problems.
My father dropped me off on the bleacher side of old Cleveland Municipal Stadium and said "good luck." I knew where the bleachers were from Indians baseball games.
In that 1957 game, we sat in the left-field bleachers. Back then, it only cost about one dollar for a seat in the bleachers.
After being there for about two hours, we moved to the bleachers since Hayden was getting closer to compete.
The Arena, also known as Itaquerao stadium, is still missing some 20,000 temporary seats on the bleachers, according to Odebrecht, the company in charge of the construction, Xinhua reported.
Clinton Parks and Recreation has been working with a few members of the Clinton Youth Baseball Association to organize a dedicated group of youth baseball parents who are interested in getting together to re-surface and re-paint the bleachers at Vale Street.
The volunteer group included both Sailors and civil servants from the command, who worked to set up and store four sets of mobile bleachers over a period of about five hours for Roosevelt International Baccalaureate Middle School, a command Partner in Education.