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Meaning of “riser” in the English Dictionary

"riser" in British English

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risernoun

uk   /ˈraɪ.zər/  us   /-zɚ/
  • riser noun (PERSON)

early/late riser a ​person who usually gets out of ​bed early/late in the ​morning
  • riser noun (STEP)

[C] specialized architecture the ​verticalpart of a ​steprisers [plural] US a ​group of ​steps on which ​peoplesit or ​stand to ​see or be ​seenbetter
  • riser noun (PRICE)

[C] something such as a shareprice or currency whose ​value has gone up during a ​particularperiod: Old Mutual , the ​financialservicesgroup, was the ​biggest riser in the FTSE 100.
(Definition of riser from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"riser" in American English

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risernoun [C]

 us   /ˈrɑɪ·zər/
a ​person who ​typically gets out of ​bed at a ​certaintime: Paul is an early riser (= gets out of ​bed early in the ​morning).
(Definition of riser from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"riser" in Business English

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risernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈraɪzər/ STOCK MARKET
a ​share that has gone up in ​price on a particular day of ​trading: The day's ​sharpest riser was British Borneo, which put on 33p to 320p.
(Definition of riser from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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