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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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NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-29 March 2010-Scana wins SEK17m riser material orders in Brazil, North Sea(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Compared with the experimental set-ups used by many other researchers, this riser is much higher and therefore permits gas-solid flow to have a longer distance to develop.
This article explores PCIe bridge-based riser card designs that are reaching the market today, including forward- and reverse-bridging models ranging from simple, low-cost x1 to 32-bit PCI risers for low-end server applications, through high-performance adapters intended for enterprise storage and networking.
Strakes used in riser applications typically are made out of a high-strength plastic that is resistant, though not immune, to marine growth.
With almost no flex during the shot, the Tec riser recoils and vibrates less than other designs.
Field ratings at several locations the past 6 yr have shown Riser to be resistant to the current prevalent races of crown rust.
Mr Riser had moved to Britain at the age of 12 with his mother Jean who is British and still lives in Ivybridge, Devon.
With more than 1,000 projects and six years of history, Riser Media is fast becoming the 'go-to' design team for small and medium businesses.
Owen Lewis, project engineer, Claxton, said, Claxton was the only company to offer Premier Oil a fully-forged riser design option in the early tender stages of the project.
Whilst marine risers exist for low pressure well applications, as well as certain bespoke heavy wall higher pressure risers, the 'Dual Barrier High Pressure Riser' will be the first in the industry for HP/HT wells.
AKER Solutions has been awarded a contract by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the delivery of a deepwater drilling riser system to the DSME shipyard in South Korea.
Steel casters have developed their own rules for using insulating or exothermic riser sleeves based on observation or supplier product information.
Unfortunately, some people confuse the riser and exhaust elbow, and others use these terms interchangeably, so it's possible you're using the terminology to describe an item you've already replaced.
Foam cores and carbon backs are also offered, as are arrow inlays in the riser and limb veneers and antler overlays.
Initially the project appeared to involve a standard hot tap and line stop operation (involving drilling into the riser, using a valve to contain the pressure, and inserting a plug) to isolate each riser and allow the top section of each to be replaced.