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banister

[′ban·ə·stər]
(building construction)
A handrail for a staircase.

Banister

A slender pillar turned on a lathe, used to support the handrail of a stair.

baluster, banister

baluster, 3
baluster, 1
1. One of a number of short vertical members, often circular in section, used to support a stair handrail or a coping.
2. (pl.) A balustrade.
3. The roll forming the side of an Ionic capital; a bolster, pulvinus.

banister

1. A handrail for a staircase.
2. A baluster.
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He said pupils described how Michael had been sliding down the bannisters when he fell.
At around lunchtime on the same day, modern languages teacher Jamie Turner said he saw Michael sliding down bannisters from the first floor.
Bannisters' Farm Farmer's Roasting Potatoes eliminate the hours of preparation and cooking typically required when producing top-quality roast potatoes.
Using frozen potato products also creates significant opportunities for menu development, as Zoe Bannister, Commercial Director of Bannisters' Farm, explained: "We have been making roast potatoes for years, but with all of the emphasis on nutrition recently, we began to wonder why we were scraping the best bits offi So, for these roast potatoes, we have left the skin on, with all of the taste and goodness that it contains.
Using frozen products not only offers caterers a convenient way to meet fast turnaround times, but also holds significant advantages when it comes to food waste, as Zoe Bannister, Commercial Director of Bannisters' Farm, explains:
Combining local provenance with the requirements of the busy modern caterer, the Bannisters Farm range promises traditional, home cooked results with minimal time and effort.
HOLLYWOOD beauty Catherine Zeta Jones and her husband Michael Douglas are being sued by the son of legendary British runner Roger Bannister.
School secretary Kay Bannister, 32, was found on the settee by her 10-year-old son Taylor, at her home in York Street, Mountain Ash, on December 27.
Using frozen products not only offers caterers a convenient way to meet fast turnaround times, but also holds significant advantages when it comes to food waste, as Zoe Bannister, Commercial Director of Bannisters' Farm, explained: "Waste management continues to be a prevalent issue across all areas of the industry, from both an environmental and financial perspective.
Bannisters' Farm, the family-owned frozen potato brand, launched their products into Asda stores in April this year; as the brand continues its growth within the UK supermarkets.
Bannisters' Farm continues to innovate in the frozen food category with the addition of two new product ranges: Fully Loaded Jackets and Farmer's Roasting Potatoes.
Now, all bets seem to be on Roger Bannister, the first man to break the four-minute mile in 1954.