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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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Riders also had the opportunity to participate in various activities geared towards their interests.
The motorcycle riders gathered early Sunday at the People Power Monument, rode to North Edsa, then proceeded to Pasay City.
Obrero, the motorcycle police team spotted a motorcycle rider who did not wear a helmet.
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Several multimillion dollar gifts have bolstered Rider's recent fundraising efforts and supported student scholarships and campus improvements.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 2 (ANI): After a successful rollout of operations in the US, ride-sharing platform Uber on Thursday announced the launch of its comprehensive features "Safety Toolkit" for riders in India.
As per media reports, the launch of 'Mobile Mechanic' service for bike riders on Islamabad Highway and its link roads is not less than a Messiah for them, if bike goes out of order , the riders in this situation can get the services of mobile mechanic on the incident place by calling on a specific number.
Riders and enthusiasts gathered for a day of fun-filled activities that celebrated camaraderie and support to HPI.
The Repsol Honda rider had a lonely ride for the last eight laps of the race after his main rivals crashed.
"Oleksandr Polivoda was in the first chase group of 14 riders, and after the first climb he managed to bridge to the front on his own without bringing any dangerous riders with him.
Fellow Uber Eats rider Mohammad Jazli Aziz Jaafar, 19, said the job comes with its own share of risks.