Definition of 'banister'
Example sentences containing 'banister'
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Andy put his hand on the huge wooden swirl at the bottom of the banister rail. SANDS OF TIME (2003)Hand on the oak banister, she found she had to pull herself physically up the stairs. HIDING FROM THE LIGHT (2003)Placing a foot on the bottom step, he paused and looked up, his hand firmly on the worn banister rail. HIDING FROM THE LIGHT (2003)
As Tony leaped over the last banister and landed on the rug at the foot of the stairs, Joe ducked into the study and crossed his fingers. THE TRAIL OF TERROR (THE THREE INVESTIGATORS MYSTERIES NO 39) (2003)
Trends of 'banister'
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Translations for 'banister'
British English: banister /ˈbænɪstə/ NOUN
A banister is a rail supported by posts and fixed along the side of a staircase.
I still remember sliding down the banister.
- American English: banister
- Arabic: دَرابِزين
- Brazilian Portuguese: corrimão
- Chinese: 扶栏
- Croatian: ograda na stubištu
- Czech: zábradlí
- Danish: gelænder
- Dutch: trapleuning
- European Spanish: barandilla
- Finnish: kaide
- French: rampe
- German: Geländer
- Greek: κουπαστή σκάλας
- Italian: ringhiera
- Japanese: 手すり
- Korean: 난간
- Norwegian: gelender
- Polish: poręcz
- European Portuguese: corrimão
- Romanian: balustradă
- Russian: балясина
- Spanish: pasamanos
- Swedish: trappräcke
- Thai: ราวระเบียง
- Turkish: trabzan
- Ukrainian: перилo
- Vietnamese: tay vịn
Definition of banister from the Collins English Dictionary
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