American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that rides, especially one who rides horses.
- n. A clause, usually having little relevance to the main issue, that is added to a legislative bill.
- n. An amendment or addition to a document or record. Also called allonge.
- n. Something, such as the top rail of a fence, that rests on or is supported by something else.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who rides; particularly, one who rides on the back of a horse or other animal; specifically, one who is skilled in horsemanship and the manège.
- n. A mounted reaver or robber.
- n. Formerly, one who traveled for a mercantile house to collect orders, money, etc.: now called a traveler or (in the United States) drummer.
- n. In horticulture, a budded or grafted standard or stock branching from a main or parent trunk or stem.
- n. A knight.
- n. Any device straddling something; something mounted upon or attached to something else. Especially— A small piece of platinum or aluminium set astride of the beam of a balance, and moved from or toward the fulcrum in determining results requiring weights of the utmost delicacy
- n. Anything saddled upon or attached to a record, document, statement, etc., after its supposed completion; specifically, an additional clause, as to a bill in Congress.
- n. In printing, a cylindrical rod of iron which in use rests on the top of an ink-roller, and aids in evenly distributing the ink on this roller.
- n. A supplementary part of a question in an examination, especially in the Cambridge mathematical tripos, connected with or dependent on the main question.
- n. In a snake fence, a rail or stake one end of which rests on the ground, while the other end crosses and bears upon the fence-rails at their angle of meeting, and thus holds them in place. [Local, U. S.]
- n. In mining, a ferruginous veinstone, or a similar impregnation of the walls adjacent to the vein.
- n. One of a series of interior ribs fixed occasionally in a ship's hold, opposite to some of the principal timbers, to which they are bolted, and reaching from the keelson to the beams of the lower deck, to strengthen the frame.
- n. A piece of wood in a gun-carriage on which the side pieces rest.
- n. A gold coin formerly current in the Netherlands: so called from its obverse type being the figure of a horseman. The specimen here illustrated was struck by Charles of Egmont, Duke of Gelderland (sixteenth century), and weighs nearly 50 grains. The name was also given to a gold coin of Scotland, issued by James VI., worth about $2.
- n. A gold coin of Henry VI. of England, of the value of four shillings.
- n. one who rides, often a horse or motorcycle
- n. politics a provision annexed to a bill under the consideration of a legislature, having little connection with the subject matter of the bill
- n. an amendment or addition to an entertainer's performance contract, often covering a performer's equipment or food, drinks, and general comfort requirements
- n. A small, sliding piece of aluminium on a chemical balance, used to determine small weights
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, rides.
- n. engraving Formerly, an agent who went out with samples of goods to obtain orders; a commercial traveler.
- n. One who breaks or manages a horse.
- n. An addition or amendment to a manuscript or other document, which is attached on a separate piece of paper; in legislative practice, an additional clause annexed to a bill while in course of passage; something extra or burdensome that is imposed.
- n. (Math.) A problem of more than usual difficulty added to another on an examination paper.
- n. A Dutch gold coin having the figure of a man on horseback stamped upon it.
- n. (Mining) Rock material in a vein of ore, dividing it.
- n. (Shipbuilding) An interior rib occasionally fixed in a ship's hold, reaching from the keelson to the beams of the lower deck, to strengthen her frame.
- n. (Naut.) The second tier of casks in a vessel's hold.
- n. A small forked weight which straddles the beam of a balance, along which it can be moved in the manner of the weight on a steelyard.
- n. Obs. or Prov. Eng. A robber.
- n. a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
- n. a clause that is appended to a legislative bill
- n. a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
- n. a traveler who actively rides a vehicle (as a bicycle or motorcycle)
- to ride + -er (Wiktionary)
“The double accident benefit, the disability benefit and the term rider are some of them.”
“Accordingly when the protesters knock one of the basijis off their bikes they are being particularly brutal, believing that the rider is arab.”
“It forces me to take better care of myself because unlike what my husband used to think before he started to ride, the rider is an athelete too.”
“A honey bee has a mass of about 0.2 grams, so our rider is about 400,000 times as heavy.”
“There are some fifty of these marks, some of them (like a spiral of hair in the breast which denotes that the rider is a cuckold) so ill-omened that the animal can be bought for almost nothing.”
“I think what you describe as the rider was important because we wanted to move beyond the sceptics v believers argument.”
“Therefore, the pounds move for each rider is more like 6700 pounds.”
“The contemporary trial bikes come without seats as most of the time the rider is out of the saddle.”
“There are photos of last year's HoodBombing Ride on the bikeportland. org website: a single rider is dressed in full motorcycle leather.”
“Even though he knew the stage would be won by a rider from the breakaway, Di Luca attacked on the climb to San Luca.”
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