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synonyms for rafter

  • beam
  • axle
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • girder
  • jamb
  • joist
  • lintel
  • pile
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • scantling
  • shaft
  • sill
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • timber
  • two-by-four
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How to use rafter in a sentence

At a job in Potomac, Wersick told detectives, he tried to reach for a rafter in an attic but slipped, falling through the ceiling into the main bedroom.
ONCE AN ELECTRICIAN TO POTOMAC’S ELITE, A 72-YEAR-OLD BANK ROBBER HEADS TO PRISONDAN MORSEOCTOBER 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Just having that honor and that privilege to play under that jersey up there in the rafters, it’s special.
DALLAS NEEDED A SPARK OFF THE BENCH. TIM HARDAWAY JR. HAS BEEN A WHOLE GENERATOR.DOROTHY J. GENTRYMAY 28, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Every time I go out on the floor, with that name up in the rafters, you have nothing else to do except go out there and compete and play your tail off.
DALLAS NEEDED A SPARK OFF THE BENCH. TIM HARDAWAY JR. HAS BEEN A WHOLE GENERATOR.DOROTHY J. GENTRYMAY 28, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It was a special game because Hardaway was playing in the arena where his father’s jersey hangs from the rafters — the No.
DALLAS NEEDED A SPARK OFF THE BENCH. TIM HARDAWAY JR. HAS BEEN A WHOLE GENERATOR.DOROTHY J. GENTRYMAY 28, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He signed a $170 million extension in July 2017 and declared he wanted his jersey hanging in the rafters one day.
JOHN WALL GAVE THE WIZARDS THEIR LAST GREAT MEMORY. THEN IT ALL FELL APART.JERRY BREWERDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A man had come to stand beside it, his body screening the light of one of the lamps that hung from a rafter of the ceiling.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
As one end was made fast to a rafter, it hung dangling from the window.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
He stalked to a rafter, ran one huge finger along it, discovered a tiny speck of dust and showed it to Franz.
RESCUE DOG OF THE HIGH PASSJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
The nest of June 28th was attached to a rafter of the front verandah of a bungalow at Lahore.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
With this meeting we leave that Oxford before the Conquest, of which possibly not one stone, or one rafter, remains.
OXFORDANDREW LANG
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WORDS RELATED TO RAFTER

  • axle
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • girder
  • jamb
  • joist
  • lintel
  • pile
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • scantling
  • shaft
  • sill
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • timber
  • two-by-four
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.