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  • n. Plural form of stringer.

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Examples

  • From information that we obtained, we believe they are what you call stringers from New York City.

    CNN Transcript Sep 13, 2001

  • Sometimes, we have what they call stringers that we don't pay directly, but they get paid, you know, so much per day.

    CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Jerry and Judy Sheindlin Discuss Laying Down the Law on TV - September 12, 2000

  • "Mosi and I spent a lot of time playing special teams, so for our sons to be first-stringers is kind of neat," Don Hasselbeck said by phone from his office in Waltham, Mass., where he heads East Coast footwear sales for Reebok.

    USATODAY.com - Getting to big game runs in family

  • Hudson's vocals are still quite striking, but the rest of the lineup consisted of journeyman studio musicians and MGM label stringers, and the tenor of the music is far removed from the commercial-leaning psych pop the band had churned out on their previous records.

    Latest reviews @ Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

  • Engineers are trying to figure out why a pair of "stringers" -- 21-foot-long 6.5 meter

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • And they're only called stringers because they're not working full-time for an organization, but they are still journalists over an incentive to actually work as journalists.

    CNN Transcript Jul 27, 2007

  • Resting upon the stringers was a sizable spruce log which had been squared and marked with parallel chalk - lines and into which a whip-saw had eaten for several feet.

    The Winds of Chance

  • The only thing that made them dig deeper and look at the stringers was the fact that a piece of foam was dislodged by the cracked stringer.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Technicians at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. are making modifications to support beams, called stringers, around the midsection of the orbiter's fuel tank.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Voice of America's local contributors, called stringers, are mostly villagers who may hold second jobs in schools or shops or do similar work for the Pakistani news media; they are often attracted to the American-financed services because the pay is relatively high.

    NYT > Global Home

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