[lad-er-muh n, -man] /ˈlæd ər mən, -ˌmæn/
noun, plural laddermen
[lad-er-muh n, -men] /ˈlæd ər mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA)
a firefighter who is a member of a hook-and-ladder company.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a polymer, as DNA, consisting of double-stranded chains linked by hydrogen bonds or chemical bonds at regular intervals.
- Ladder splint
ladder splint lad·der splint (lād’ər) n. A flexible splint consisting of two stout parallel wires with finer cross wires.
noun 1. an embroidery stitch in which crossbars at equal distances are produced between two solid ridges of raised work.
noun, Sports. 1. a tournament in which the entrants are listed by name and rank, advancement being by means of challenging and defeating an entrant ranked one or two places higher. noun 1. a tournament in a sport or game in which each contestant in a list attempts to defeat and displace the contestant above […]