Ladder handle


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ladder handle an iron rail at the side of a vertical fixed ladder, to grasp with the hand in climbing.
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In literature:

They attend more lectures in which they learn how to handle the various ladders and machines which firemen use.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 26, May 6, 1897" by Various
You must have a ladder put for you against a tree, and take a basket with a hook to the handle.
"Brownsmith's Boy" by George Manville Fenn
There was my ladder complete, and light enough to be easily handled.
"The First Mate" by Harry Collingwood
He climbs on the ladder when he makes long long umbrella handles.
"Rootabaga Stories" by Carl Sandburg
With the hands that had never handled anything rougher than crewelwork she chose her grip along the tough ladder of looped lianas.
"Where the Pavement Ends" by John Russell
The mere handling of the scaling-ladders, which, light though they seem, weigh from sixteen to forty pounds, requires unusual strength.
"Out of Mulberry Street" by Jacob A. Riis

In news:

Most of them will be handling equipment - anything from a long ladder to a grain auger.
For smooth handling and torsional stiffness, the Sportage has a ladder frame design with six crossmembers, a double-wishbone front suspension, and four-link rear suspension.
420 layer ladder pattern, Birdseye Maple handle, Stainless guard and silicon bronze ferrule, stainless pins.

In science:

Case (C2): As already announced, we will handle this case by using a stopping argument based on the ladder epoch σ given in (3.4).
A log-type moment result for perpetuities and its application to martingales in supercritical branching random walks
In contrast, the so-called CCFM evolution equations are designed to explicitly describe exclusive final-state properties by very carefully handling interferences between initial- and final-state splittings in the ladder, based on an angular ordered description.
The Linked Dipole Chain Monte Carlo