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rider

1. an additional clause, amendment, or stipulation added to a legal or other document, esp (in Britain) a legislative bill at its third reading
2. Brit a statement made by a jury in addition to its verdict, such as a recommendation for mercy
3. a small weight that can be slid along one arm of a chemical balance to make fine adjustments during weighing
4. Geology a thin seam, esp of coal or mineral ore, overlying a thicker seam

Rider

 

a wire weight of several milligrams, used for precise weighing on an analytical balance. By moving the rider along the balance beam, it is possible to vary the load from fractions of a milligram to 10 mg.

rider

[′rīd·ər]
(graphic arts)
A piece of type that is raised higher than surrounding type, and tends to make a heavier impression on the paper.
(mining engineering)
A steel or iron crossbeam which slides between the guides in a sinking shaft; it is carried by the hoppit and serves to guide and steady the hoppit during its movement up and down the shaft.
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She believes the attendant with her shouted something at the three riderless donkeys, and they ran off.
Champion jockey Tony McCoy was fairly tanking along in front on Clan Royal, only to be sandwiched between two riderless horses - Merchants Friend and Take The Stand - and unseated unceremoniously as his mount was carried out.
Champion jockey Tony McCoy was fairly tanking along in front on Clan Royal, only to be sandwiched between two riderless horses ( Merchants Friend and Take The Stand ( and unseated unceremoniously as his mount was carried out.
Metzkes's riderless blue horse, which isn't heroic or pretentious, seems to quietly take issue with the elitist utopianism of artists affiliated with the Blaue Reiter group.
The 14-1 shot was always in the front rank and had enough in the tank to hold Bold Investor (12-1) despite the attentions of the riderless Avalanche.
The horses are riderless as our enemy seeks to hide himself, but the evil-doers underestimated our strength, unity and resolve," said Virginia DiLeo of Status: ProDesign/Fine Art.
while eddies of dust rise from the hooves of a riderless horse
Fence heights remain unchanged Field size Monitoring to continue but no plan to reduce 40-runner limit Irrigation Additional PS100,000 spent in further improving watering capabilities Landing areas Levelling process carried out on fence one after 2011 review extended to fences four, five and 13 Riderless horses After investments in 2009 to create bypassing areas and catching pen at Canal Turn, additional catching pen will be trialled in the region of fence four to assist in catching riderless horses and mitigate risk of injury
Favourite Glens Boy was on his way to winning when he was stopped in his tracks by the riderless Tafika who was going the wrong way.
NEWSBOY SAYS: Having the time of his life until rugbytackled by riderless My Will at the 20th fence last year.
And two Aintree stewards were treated in hospital after being knocked down by a riderless horse.
The McCain hopes rest with Idle Talk, who was left to jump round the Gold Cup course riderless after parting company with Jason Maguire on his first start for his new trainer since being bought by millionaire owner Trevor Hemmings out of Tom George's yard.