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standoff

stand´off
n.1.A situation in a contest in which the winner is undecided; a draw or stalemate.
2.A successful stand.
3.Something that serves to keep one object at a distance from another, such as a prop attached to the top of a ladder to keep it from leaning directly against the vertical surface which suports it.
a.1.Serving to keep two objects or parts of a machine separated; as, a standoff insulator.
Noun1.standoff - the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided; "the game ended in a draw"; "their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie"
Synonyms: draw, tie
2.standoff - the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand
Synonyms: repulsion
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