riser

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Etymology[edit]

rise +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

diagram of a flight of stairs, the riser is labelled "rise height"

riser (plural risers)

  1. Someone or something which rises.
  2. A platform or stand used to lift or elevate something.
    The choir stood on risers for the performance.
  3. The vertical part of a step on a staircase.
  4. (archery) The main body of a bow.
  5. A conduit or path between floors of a building for placement of telephone, networking, and other utility cables.
  6. A Manx cat with an extremely short tail.

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Verb[edit]

riser

  1. Present tense of rise