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
a - (Eccl.) the denomination (Congregational) established by law; - a term formerly used in Connecticut. See also under Order.
a - (Com.) an order for goods which are to be delivered periodically, without the need for renewal of the order before each delivery.
Standing part
a - (Naut.) That part of a tackle which is made fast to a block, point, or other object
b - That part of a rope around which turns are taken with the running part in making a knot or the like.
Standing rigging
(Naut.) the cordage or ropes which sustain the masts and remain fixed in their position, as the shrouds and stays, - distinguished from running rigging.
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 sink 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.
Noun1.standing - social or financial or professional status or reputation; "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing"
2.standing - the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position
Adj.1.standing - having a supporting base; "a standing lamp"
2.standing - (of fluids) not moving or flowing; "mosquitoes breed in standing water"
running - (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "a mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water"
3.standing - not created for a particular occasion; "a standing committee"
4.standing - maintaining an erect position; "standing timber"; "many buildings were still standing"
Synonyms: upright
falling - suddenly losing an upright position; "they ran from the falling tree"; "a falling wall crushed the car"
5.standing - executed in or initiated from a standing position; "a standing ovation"; "race from a standing start"; "a standing jump"; "a standing ovation"
running - executed or initiated by running; "running plays worked better than pass plays"; "took a running jump"; "a running start"
6.standing - (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs; "standing room only"; "a standing ovation"
seated, sitting - (of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks; "the seated Madonna"; "the audience remained seated"
7.standing - permanent; "a standing army"
8.standing - not cut down; "standing timber"; "uncut trees"
Synonyms: uncut
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-- Standing --
standing army
Standing bolt
standing committee
Standing cup
Standing finish
Standing mute
Standing off
Standing on
standing operating procedure
standing order
standing ovation
Standing part
standing press
standing rib roast
Standing rigging
standing room
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