a.1.Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter.
2.Suspended from above; pendent; as, hanging shelves.
3.Adapted for sustaining a hanging object; as, the hanging post of a gate, the post which holds the hinges.
Hanging compass
a compass suspended so that the card may be read from beneath.
Hanging garden
a garden sustained at an artificial elevation by any means, as by the terraces at Babylon.
Hanging indentation
See under Indentation.
Hanging rail
(Arch.) that rail of a door or casement to which hinges are attached.
Hanging side
(Mining) the overhanging side of an inclined or hading vein.
Hanging sleeves
a - Strips of the same stuff as the gown, hanging down the back from the shoulders.
b - Loose, flowing sleeves.
Hanging stile
a - (Arch.) That stile of a door to which hinges are secured.
b - That upright of a window frame to which casements are hinged, or in which the pulleys for sash windows are fastened.
Hanging wall
(Mining) the upper wall of inclined vein, or that which hangs over the miner's head when working in the vein.
n.1.The act of suspending anything; the state of being suspended.
2.Death by suspension; execution by a halter.
3.That which is hung as lining or drapery for the walls of a room, as tapestry, paper, etc., or to cover or drape a door or window; - used chiefly in the plural.
Noun1.hanging - decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; "the cold castle walls were covered with hangings"
Synonyms: wall hanging
2.hanging - a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead; "in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment"
3.hanging - the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"
Synonyms: dangling, suspension

HANGING, punishment. Death by the halter, or the suspending of a criminal, condemned to suffer death, by the neck, until life is extinct. A mode of capital punishment.

To watch a hanging in your dream, represents your feelings of insecurity. Consider also the image as a pun for something in your life which you have left hanging or unfinished. To dream that you are hanging up clothes, suggests that you are clarifying your thoughts and elevating yourself to a new state of awareness.act drop, asbestos, asbestos board, backdrop, bagging, baggy, batten, beheading, blanket, border, burning, capital punishment, cascading, cloak, cloth, coat, coulisse, counterweight, cover, coverage, covering, covert, coverture, cowl, cowling, crucifixion, curtain, curtain board, cyclorama, danglement, dangling, decapitation, decline, declivity, decollation, decor, defenestration, dependence, dependency, dependent, depending, descent, dip, downcast, downgate, downgrade, downhanging, downhill, downturned, drape, drapery, drooping, drop, drop curtain, ear lobe, easy, electrocution, execution, fall, falling, falling loosely, falling-off, fire curtain, flapping, flat, flipper, flowing, fusillade, garrote, gassing, guise, hang, hanger, hemlock, hood, housing, hung, judicial murder, lapidation, lappet, lax, lobation, lobe, lobule, loose, mantle, mask, necktie party, pall, pendant, pendency, pendent, pending, pendulant, pendular, penduline, pendulosity, pendulous, pendulousness, pensile, pensileness, pensility, poisoning, rag, relaxed, rickety, scene, scenery, screen, shaky, shelter, shield, shooting, shroud, side scene, slack, sloppy, stage screw, stoning, strangling, strangulation, streaming, suspended, suspense, suspension, swinging, tab, tableau, teaser, the ax, the block, the chair, the gallows, the gas chamber, the guillotine, the hot seat, the rope, tormentor, transformation, transformation scene, uvula, veil, vestment, weeping, wing, wingcut, woodcut
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Hanging garden
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
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