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ledger

División en sílabas: ledg·er
Pronunciación: /ˈlejər
 
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Definición de ledger en inglés:

sustantivo

1A book or other collection of financial accounts of a particular type: the total balance of the purchases ledger
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These two ledgers were scanned and the optimized images imported.
  • There are times when items will go directly to the general ledger without any subledger posting.
  • If you want to have a look at these ledgers or the cash book hit one of the hotwords below.
Sinónimos
book, account book, record book, register, log, accounts;
balance sheet, financial statement
2A flat stone slab covering a grave.
Example sentences
  • Photographs show her on her bier and her ledger stone carved with her name.
  • George VI's coffin lies beneath a black marble ledger stone, which has had the dates of the Queen Mother's birth and death added to it.
  • Mullins' grave, covered by a large, brown granite ledger, is behind the headstone.
3A horizontal scaffolding pole, parallel to the face of a building.
Example sentences
  • The girder is in a position parallel to the ledger and supports the opposite end of the joists.
  • The top men did the scaffolding - with their poles and their ledgers.
  • To do this you need to make marks, called layout marks, on the ledger and girder that show where each joist will be located.

Origen

late Middle English legger, ligger (denoting a large bible or breviary), probably from variants of lay1 and lie1, influenced by Dutch legger and ligger. Current senses date from the 16th century.

Words that rhyme with ledger

dredger, edger, hedger, pledger, St Leger

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