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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.
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David Stringer resigned Wednesday amidst an investigation of sex charges against him, and into his comments on race and immigration.
Former Senate President Steve Pierce is poised to make a reluctant comeback at the Capitol in the wake of David Stringer's sudden resignation on Wednesday.
IRELAND will look to antagonise England's "hothead" captain Owen Farrell in Saturday's Six Nations opener in Dublin, according to Peter Stringer.
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If there was any doubt about how much Long Island needs a strong and reliable presence in the New York State Senate, currently controlled by Republicans, and the danger of having the Senate controlled by Democratic senators from New York City, look no further than the recent report by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, a Democrat, which put in his crosshairs Long Island Rail Road commuters from Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Stringer released a; report that claims residents pgy $616 million in additional rent in 2016 due to the growth of Airbnb listings.
The industry grew further in the 2000s when networks realized the cost and time savings of using stringer video over sending crews to the field.
Danielle Stringer, a paediatrician otherwise known as the KidNurse, outlined the reasons why parents should avoid quenching their babies' thirst with water when they're too young, Health news reported.