Definition of Bleachers

1. Noun. An outdoor grandstand without a roof; patrons are exposed to the sun as linens are when they are bleached.

Generic synonyms: Stand
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Bleachers

1. Noun. (context: plurale tantum plural only US) Seating, usually tiered, exposed to the elements, especially the sun, for spectators in outdoor venues. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of bleacher) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bleachers

1. bleacher [n] - See also: bleacher

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bleachers

blea
bleaberries
bleaberry
bleach
bleach liquor
bleach out
bleachability
bleachable
bleached
bleached wax
bleacher
bleacheries
bleacherite
bleacherites
bleacherlike
bleachers
bleachery
bleaches
bleaching
bleaching agent
bleaching agents
bleaching clay
bleaching earth
bleaching powder
bleaching powders
bleachings
bleachlike
bleachorexia
bleacht
bleah

Literary usage of Bleachers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"Only bleachers for refined oil and field storage tanks remain to be considered ... Bleachers.—The bleachers may be disposed of with the statement that there ..."

2. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1891)
"NOTE ON THE ECZEMA OF " Bleachers." BY HENRY 8. PURDON, MD Physician, Belfast Hospital for Skin Diseases. A TOURIST, passing by rail or otherwise, ..."

3. Essays, Political, Economical, and Philosophical by Benjamin Rumford, Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) (1798)
"... up as a Model for Bleachers at the LINEN- HALL in DUBLIN.—Of a Fire-place for COOKING, and at the fame Time WARMING A LARGE HALL; and of a PERPETUAL ..."

4. The Trust Movement in British Industry: A Study of Business Organisation by Henry William Macrosty (1907)
"The Bleachers' Association dates from July, 1900, and is an amalgamation of fifty-three firms and companies engaged in the bleaching and finishing of cotton ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"When this change was first adopted by the bleachers, there was the same outcry against its corrosive effects as arose when chlorine was substituted for ..."

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