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Synonyms for riser

a person who rises (especially from bed)

a vertical pipe in a building

structural member consisting of the vertical part of a stair or step

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Similarly, two evenly spaced nails were used to attach the stair riser to each stringer.
The walls are packed with art--some of it framed, some hung from binder clips, and some plastered right onto the stair risers.
Other ground-level elements are an entry stair with open stair risers (to allow for rising and receding storm surge water), parking for two cars, and an enclosed CMU storage room that also acts as structural ballast.
This is critical because of the fine inlay and etching that is used to create the company's medallions, borders and parquet designs for use in flooring, stair risers, treads, chair rails, ceilings and backsplashes.
The open stair risers promote a sense of airiness and minimize visual obstruction.
Sunlight, when it shines, at times passes through glass panes that serve as stair risers and casts rainbows on the gray slate steps below.
Typical applications include underground utilities, fire extinguishers, fire hydrants, safety stations, first aid kits, door jambs, stair risers, conduits, pipelines, and passageways in sewers, underground facilities and mine shafts.
Defective stairtreads and stair risers at the entrance
The stair risers and treads were cut from 2- by 10-inch material.
* Stair risers and upper-level floors are a commercial-grade engineered hardwood in umber brown ash from Armstrong.
Paint stair risers in different shades of blue for a colourful focal point in a hallway.
Adding sturdy, solid 2x12 skirts to the outside jacks and stair risers does it all.