- a horizontal board attached to a wall to support the ends of the joists of another structure such as a deck, porch, roof, etc.: As the cause of the porch’s collapse, the inspector cited a ledger attached with improper screws.
- (in scaffolding) a horizontal board or metal tube attached to uprights, either to support the ends of the boards of a platform or for use as a handrail: Arrange the ledgers so the platforms slope slightly outwards, carrying rain away from the face of the building.
- ribbon (def. 8).
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How to use ledger in a sentence
Her ledger shows Sin’s been trying to keep up with her water payments.San Diegans Are Drowning in Water Debt During COVID-19|MacKenzie Elmer|January 27, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Goods must have a limited number of components in order to be better tracked by the blockchain, the verifiable digital ledger underlying cryptocurrencies.
That’s where IBM’s Kelley thinks blockchain technology, the digital ledger system that underpins cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, can play a vital role.
This dynamic is leading some networks to consider new ways of erasing their ledgers, including simply refunding advertisers, according to agency executives.
The computer that solves the problem broadcasts the solution to others on the network and, in doing so, adds a block to the blockchain—a tamperproof ledger that serves as a public record of transactions.The American heartland needs jobs. Could Bitcoin mining become its next savior?|Jeff|December 12, 2020|Fortune
Even with body parts taken off ledger, there is undeniably a lot of dough in plastics.
After about 20 minutes, the maybe-still-maybe-not Star-Ledger employee came back outside.
In addition to the Star-Ledger, Advance Publications owns, among other things, The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.
Then he took another ledger from the table and ran over the leaves rapidly.
I told him I should kill the cat when I came across her, but he only shook his head and turned to the open ledger before him.
He took his accustomed seat at the desk, and placed a large ledger before him.
She is of good pedigree, as I can show thee if thee will step over to my mill and look at my ledger.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
This he quickly opened with another key, and after slight search took out a small ledger covered with dark-red leather.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
The ledger in which he kept the accounts of his office is now in the Post-office Department.
So it will be until the Great Recorder sums me up and closes my ledger account with a balance to profit or loss.Dracula|Bram Stoker
British Dictionary definitions for ledger (1 of 2)
- a wire trace that allows the weight to rest on the bottom and the bait to float freely
- (as modifier)ledger tackle