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string·er / ˈstringər/ • n. 1. a longitudinal structural piece in a framework, esp. that of a ship or aircraft. 2. inf. a newspaper correspondent not on the regular staff of a newspaper, esp. one retained on a part-time basis to report on events in a particular place. 3. a side of a staircase, which supports the treads and risers. 4. [in comb.] a sports player holding a specified position in an order of preference: a third-stringer on the football team.

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