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stringer

[ string-er ]
/ ˈstrɪŋ ər /
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noun
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Origin of stringer

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at string, -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM stringer

re·string·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stringer

stringer
/ (ˈstrɪŋə) /

noun
architect
  1. a long horizontal beam that is used for structural purposes
  2. another name for stringboard
nautical a longitudinal structural brace for strengthening the hull of a vessel
a journalist retained by a newspaper or news service on a part-time basis to cover a particular town or area
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