stayer
noun Date: circa 1580 one that stays; especially one that upholds or supports

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  • stayer — [ stɛjɶr ] n. m. • 1875; mot angl., de to stay « soutenir l allure », de l a. fr. étai ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Turf Cheval apte aux courses sur longue distance. 2 ♦ (1895) Cyclisme Coureur de demi fond. Coureur sur piste derrière moto. ● stayer nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stayer — STÉĂR/ s. m. concurent ciclist de demifond în urma unei motociclete, pe pistă. (< engl. stayer) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Stayer — Stay er (st[=a] [ e]r), n. One who upholds or supports that which props; one who, or that which, stays, stops, or restrains; also, colloquially, a horse, man, etc., that has endurance, as in a race. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stayer — / steIə/, it. / stejer/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) stay stare, resistere ], usato in ital. al masch. 1. (sport.) [atleta o cavallo che dà le migliori prestazioni su lunghi percorsi] ▶◀ fondista. 2. (sport.) [corridore specialista delle gare di… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • stayer — /stejer, ingl. steɪə(r)/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «fondista», da to stay «durare, resistere»] s. m. inv. (nel ciclismo) mezzofondista …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • stayer — UK [ˈsteɪə(r)] / US [ˈsteɪər] noun [countable] Word forms stayer : singular stayer plural stayers a person or animal that keeps trying to do something difficult, especially a horse that manages to finish a difficult race …   English dictionary

  • stayer — dep (ciclismo) Ciclista que corre tras moto en el velódromo. Se llama así por extensión, ya que el stayer es el tope que lleva la moto en la parte de atrás, donde toca el ciclista con la rueda delantera de su bicicleta. Se escribe entre comillas… …   Diccionario español de neologismos

  • stayer — Ⅰ. stay [1] ► VERB 1) remain in the same place. 2) remain in a specified state or position. 3) live somewhere temporarily as a visitor or guest. 4) Scottish & S. African live permanently. 5) stop, delay, or prevent. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • stayer — noun a person or other animal having powers of endurance or perseverance the horse that won the race is a good stayer • Derivationally related forms: ↑stay • Hypernyms: ↑animal, ↑animate being, ↑beast, ↑brute, ↑creature …   Useful english dictionary

  • stayer — noun An athlete with staying power …   Wiktionary

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