HyperDic: bannister

English > 2 senses of the word Bannister / bannister:
NOUNperson Bannister, Roger Bannister, Sir Roger Gilbert BannisterEnglish runner who in 1954 became the first person to run a mile / mile in less than four minutes (born in 1929)
artifactbannister, banister, balustrade, balusters, handraila railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
Bannister / bannister > pronunciation
Soundsbae'nahster; bae'nihster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > Bannister: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglish runner who in 1954 became the first person to run a mile / mile in less than four minutes (born in 1929).
SynonymsRoger Bannister, Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister
Instance offour-minute mansomeone who has run the mile / mile in less that 4 minutes
SpanishRoger Bannister
CatalanRoger Bannister
English > bannister: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling.
Synonymsbanister, balustrade, balusters, handrail
Part ofbalconyA platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet
PartsbalusterOne of a number of closely spaced supports for a railing
railing, railA barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
BroaderbarrierA structure or object that impedes free movement
Spanishbalaustrada, baranda, barandilla, pasamano, pasamanos
Catalanarrambador, balustrada, barana, brèndola

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