from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A person who raises or is occupied in raising anything, as buildings, plants, animals, etc.
- noun That which raises; a device of any kind used for raising, lifting, or elevating anything: as, a water-raiser.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who, or that which, raises (in various senses of the verb).
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- noun A person or thing that
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- noun someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
- noun a bridge partner who increases the partner's bid
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The History Channel 2010 "Armageddon Week" curtain raiser included a Tuesday night launch of the new series, "Life After People."
Set up a page on your blog or web site explaining what the fund raiser is all about and what the money will be used to do.
Curtain raiser, evidently written by Hilda Gilbert, who persuaded London to put his name to it as a favor.
The president's Thursday fund-raiser is his second for Mr. Giannoulias, who spent last weekend on the South Side at a public birthday party for African-American Rep. Danny Davis, where he ate catfish and potato salad while talking up a new "urban agenda."
And people wonder why me, a one time McGovern supporter and fund raiser is no longer a liberial and has become a conservative libertarian.
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The quote from the SF fund raiser is exactly the type of tone Obama must start taking regularly.
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Our next biggest fund-raiser is the hot dog booth at the annual Hart Days festival.
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As a curtain raiser at the annual radio show held recently in St. Louis, a street car was operated from a distance by a mere man with a radio transmitter in his hand, and a Holstein cow was made to dispense her milk by the medium of radio waves, whether she liked it or not.
Now that the presidential fund-raiser is over, hard-core porn star Mary Carey doesn't mind the public knowing about one of her secret desires – having sex with the twin daughters of the president.
If it's a question of writing, as I thought you implied, I am not sure what is meant by the word raiser in the fourth line of page 5, but otherwise I don't see anything to which exception could possibly be taken.
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