bearer


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to bearer: bearer of bad news, Bearer cheque

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Davis skipped Friday's ceremony to focus on his race scheduled for just three days later, he had been planning to skip it earlier and reconsidered attending when he learned he might be named flag bearer, (http://www.
To address operators' 5G bearer requirements, Huawei has launched a next-generation 5G microwave bearer solution, which features the following:
Subsequently, Tiwari will hold a meeting with selected workers and leaders, which sources said, might be included in the Delhi BJP team of office bearers.
George was a stretcher bearer who invariably saved many lives by heroically going on to the battle eld, under heavy gun re, rescuing wounded and dying men.
On the bearer network, the backbone adopts the 100G IP and OTN synergy technology, which, according to Huawei, makes Zain the first operator to deploy a 100G E2E network that adopts IP and OTN synergy in the Middle East.
On the bearer network, the backbone network adopts the 100G IP and OTN synergy technology, which makes Zain the first operator to deploy a 100G E2E network that adopts IP and OTN synergy in the Middle East, a statement said.
LTE-A service, and provide bearer for fixed-network services and bandwidth
All the pall bearers come from units that played notable roles in the Falklands conflict.
1] is the market share of the largest criterion bearer.
TODAY'S Juddmonte International will be the first British Group 1 race staged without any British involvement after the defection of Tartan Bearer left just four Irish-trained runners to contest York's most prestigious contest, writes Lee Mottershead.
TARTAN BEARER is the value call to beat stablecompanion Conduit in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes (4.
BONHARD NURSERIES Scone, by Perth, 01738 552791 This voucher entitles the bearer to 20% off plants and shrubs.