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Definition of Standing

Standing
Standing Stand"ing, a. 1. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn. 2. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water. 3. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color. 4. Established by law, custom, or the like; settled; continually existing; permanent; not temporary; as, a standing army; legislative bodies have standing rules of proceeding and standing committees. 5. Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed (distinguished from a trundle-bed). Standing army. See Standing army, under Army. Standing bolt. See Stud bolt, under Stud, a stem. Standing committee, in legislative bodies, etc., a committee appointed for the consideration of all subjects of a particular class which shall arise during the session or a stated period. Standing cup, a tall goblet, with a foot and a cover. Standing finish (Arch.), that part of the interior fittings, esp. of a dwelling house, which is permanent and fixed in its place, as distinguished from doors, sashes, etc. Standing order (Eccl.), the denomination (Congregiational) established by law; -- a term formerly used in Connecticut. See also under Order.
Standing
Standing Stand"ing, n. 1. The act of stopping, or coming to a stand; the state of being erect upon the feet; stand. 2. Maintenance of position; duration; duration or existence in the same place or condition; continuance; as, a custom of long standing; an officer of long standing. An ancient thing of long standing. --Bunyan. 3. Place to stand in; station; stand. I will provide you a good standing to see his entry. --Bacon. I think in deep mire, where there is no standing. --Ps. lxix. 2. 4. Condition in society; relative position; reputation; rank; as, a man of good standing, or of high standing. Standing off (Naut.), sailing from the land. Standing on (Naut.), sailing toward land.

Meaning of Standing from wikipedia

- Standing, also referred to as orthostasis, is a human position in which the body is held in an upright ("orthostatic") position and supported only by the...
- Standings or rankings are listings which compare sports teams or individuals, institutions, nations, companies, or other entities by ranking them in order...
- In physics, a standing wave, also known as a stationary wave, is a wave which oscillates in time but whose peak amplitude profile does not move in space...
- Last Man Standing is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen as a senior employee of a sporting goods store in Denver, Colorado, who is a married...
- A standing army, unlike a reserve army, is a permanent, often professional, army. It is composed of full-time soldiers (who may be either career soldiers...
- Still Standing is an American sitcom that ran on CBS from September 30, 2002, to March 8, 2006. It starred Mark Addy and Jami Gertz as Bill and Judy Miller...
- Still Standing may refer to: Still Standing (TV series), an American sitcom Still Standing (Canadian TV series), a Canadian comedy/reality show Still Standing...
- A standing ovation is a form of applause where members of a seated audience stand up while applauding after extraordinary performances of particularly...
- A standing rib roast, also known as prime rib, is a cut of beef from the primal rib, one of the nine primal cuts of beef. While the entire rib section...
- The metaphor of dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants (Latin: nanos gigantum humeris insidentes) expresses the meaning of "discovering truth by building...
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