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Riser vs. Tread

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Risernoun

Someone or something which rises.

Treadverb

(intransitive) To step or walk (on or over something); to trample.

‘He trod back and forth wearily.’; ‘Don't tread on the lawn.’;

Risernoun

A platform or stand used to lift or elevate something.

‘The choir stood on risers for the performance.’;

Treadverb

(transitive) To step or walk upon.

‘Actors tread the boards.’;

Risernoun

The vertical part of a step on a staircase.

Treadverb

To beat or press with the feet.

‘to tread a path; to tread land when too light; a well-trodden path’;

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Risernoun

(archery) The main body of a bow.

Treadverb

To go through or accomplish by walking, dancing, etc.

Risernoun

A vertical utility conduit, pipe or path between floors of a building for placement of cables (e.g. telephone, networking), or to convey fluids (e.g. gas, water).

Treadverb

To crush under the foot; to trample in contempt or hatred; to subdue.

Risernoun

A pipe connecting an individual exhaust port of an internal combustion engine to the muffler, particularly on aircraft.

Treadverb

(intransitive) To copulate; said of (especially male) birds.

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Risernoun

A Manx cat with a showable short tail.

Treadverb

To copulate with.

Risernoun

A strip of webbing joining a parachute's harness to the rigging lines.

Treadnoun

A step taken with the foot.

Risernoun

One who rises; as, an early riser.

Treadnoun

A manner of stepping.

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Risernoun

The upright piece of a step, from tread to tread.

Treadnoun

The sound made when someone or something is walking.

Risernoun

A shaft excavated from below upward.

Treadnoun

(obsolete) A way; a track or path.

Risernoun

A feed head. See under Feed, n.

Treadnoun

The horizontal part of a step in a flight of stairs.

Risernoun

a person who rises (especially from bed);

‘he's usually a late riser’;

Treadnoun

The grooves carved into the face of a tire, used to give the tire traction.

Risernoun

a vertical pipe in a building

Treadnoun

The grooves on the bottom of a shoe or other footwear, used to give grip or traction.

Risernoun

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

Treadnoun

(biology) The chalaza of a bird's egg; the treadle.

Treadnoun

The act of avian copulation in which the male bird mounts the female by standing on her back.

Treadnoun

(fortification) The top of the banquette, on which soldiers stand to fire over the parapet.

Treadnoun

A bruise or abrasion produced on the foot or ankle of a horse that interferes, or strikes its feet together.

Treadverb

To set the foot; to step.

‘Where'er you tread, the blushing flowers shall rise.’; ‘Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.’; ‘The hard stoneUnder our feet, on which we tread and go.’;

Treadverb

To walk or go; especially, to walk with a stately or a cautious step.

‘Ye that . . . stately tread, or lowly creep.’;

Treadverb

To copulate; said of birds, esp. the males.

‘One woe doth tread upon another's heel.’;

Treadverb

To step or walk on.

‘Forbid to tread the promised land he saw.’; ‘Methought she trod the ground with greater grace.’;

Treadverb

To beat or press with the feet; as, to tread a path; to tread land when too light; a well-trodden path.

Treadverb

To go through or accomplish by walking, dancing, or the like.

‘They have measured many a mile,To tread a measure with you on this grass.’;

Treadverb

To crush under the foot; to trample in contempt or hatred; to subdue.

‘Through thy name will we tread them under that rise up against us.’;

Treadverb

To copulate with; to feather; to cover; - said of the male bird.

Treadnoun

A step or stepping; pressure with the foot; a footstep; as, a nimble tread; a cautious tread.

‘She is coming, my own, my sweet;Were it ever so airy a tread,My heart would hear her and beat.’;

Treadnoun

Manner or style of stepping; action; gait; as, the horse has a good tread.

Treadnoun

Way; track; path.

Treadnoun

The act of copulation in birds.

Treadnoun

The upper horizontal part of a step, on which the foot is placed.

Treadnoun

The top of the banquette, on which soldiers stand to fire over the parapet.

Treadnoun

The part of a wheel that bears upon the road or rail.

Treadnoun

The chalaza of a bird's egg; the treadle.

Treadnoun

A bruise or abrasion produced on the foot or ankle of a horse that interferes. See Interfere, 3.

Treadnoun

a step in walking or running

Treadnoun

the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

Treadnoun

the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground

Treadnoun

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

Treadverb

put down or press the foot, place the foot;

‘For fools rush in where angels fear to tread’; ‘step on the brake’;

Treadverb

tread or stomp heavily or roughly;

‘The soldiers trampled across the fields’;

Treadverb

crush as if by treading on;

‘tread grapes to make wine’;

Treadverb

brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center

Treadverb

apply (the tread) to a tire

Treadverb

mate with;

‘male birds tread the females’;

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