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bearer

[′ber·ər]
(civil engineering)
Any horizontal beam, joist, or member which supports a load.
(graphic arts)
In photoengraving, the metal left on a plate to protect the printing surface while molding.
In composition, one of the type-high slugs locked inside a chase to protect the printing surface.
In printing presses, one of the surface-to-surface ends of cylinders that come in contact.

bearer

1. Any horizontal beam, joist, or member which supports a load.
2. A support for a landing or winder in a stair.
3. The ribbon board in balloon framing, which supports second-floor joists.
4. A horizontal member of a scaffold upon which the platform rests and which may be supported by ledgers.
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