bleacher
noun Date: 1550 1. one that bleaches or is used in bleaching 2. a usually uncovered stand of tiered planks providing seating for spectators — usually used in plural • bleacherite noun

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  • Bleacher — Bleach er, n. One who whitens, or whose occupation is to whiten, by bleaching. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bleacher — 1540s, one who bleaches, agent noun from BLEACH (Cf. bleach) (v.). The bench for spectators at a sports field sense (usually bleachers) is attested since 1889, Amer.Eng.; so named because the boards were bleached by the sun …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bleacher — Bleachers redirects here. For the novel, see Bleachers (novel). Bleachers is a term used to describe the raised, tiered stands found by sports fields or at other spectator events in the United States and Canada. tructureBleachers are long rows of …   Wikipedia

  • bleacher — noun Bleacher is used before these nouns: ↑seat …   Collocations dictionary

  • bleacher — cheminis baliklis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Junginys, oksiduojantis arba redukuojantis baltumą bloginančias medžiagas ir išblukinantis jų spalvą. atitikmenys: angl. bleach; bleacher; bleaching agent; chemical bleaching agent rus.… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • bleacher — /blee cheuhr/, n. 1. Usually, bleachers. a typically roofless section of inexpensive and unreserved seats in tiers, esp. at an open air athletic stadium. 2. a person or thing that bleaches. 3. a container, as a vat or tank, used in bleaching.… …   Universalium

  • bleacher — noun One who, or that which, bleaches …   Wiktionary

  • Bleacher — This interesting surname, with variant spellings Ble(a)cher and Bletcher, derives from the old English pre 7th Century Blac or Bloec , meaning white, from Bloccan , to bleach, with the addition of the agent suffix er(e) i.e., one who does, and… …   Surnames reference

  • bleacher — bleach·er || bliːtʃə n. someone or something that bleaches (makes white); instrument for bleaching …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bleacher — noun 1》 a person or thing that bleaches. 2》 N. Amer. a cheap bench seat in an uncovered part of a sports ground …   English new terms dictionary

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