[lad-er] /ˈlæd ər/ noun 1. a structure of wood, metal, or rope, commonly consisting of two sidepieces between which a series of bars or rungs are set at suitable distances, forming a means of climbing up or down. 2. something resembling this. 3. a means of rising, as to eminence: the ladder of success. 4. […]
- Ladder logic
programming Source code formatted in two columns with conditions on the left that lead to outputs on the right: if (c1) s1 else if (c2) s2 else if (c3) s3 … (2007-03-15)
[lad-er-muh n, -man] /ˈlæd ər mən, -ˌmæn/ noun, plural laddermen [lad-er-muh n, -men] /ˈlæd ər mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA) 1. 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.