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 for Standing bolt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Standing \Stand"ing\, a.
     1. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn.
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     2. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water.
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     3. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as,
        a standing color.
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     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.
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     5. Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed (distinguished from
        a trundle-bed).
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     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,
     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. (Naut.)
        (a) 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
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stud \Stud\, n. [AS. studu a post; akin to Sw. st["o]d a prop,
     Icel. sto? a post, sty?ja to prop, and probably ultimately to
     E. stand; cf. D. stut a prop, G. st["u]tze. See Stand.]
     1. A stem; a trunk. [Obs.]
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              Seest not this same hawthorn stud?    --Spenser.
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     2. (Arch.) An upright scanting, esp. one of the small
        uprights in the framing for lath and plaster partitions,
        and furring, and upon which the laths are nailed.
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     3. A kind of nail with a large head, used chiefly for
        ornament; an ornamental knob; a boss.
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              A belt of straw and ivy buds,
              With coral clasps and amber studs.    --Marlowe.
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              Crystal and myrrhine cups, embossed with gems
              And studs of pearl.                   --Milton.
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     4. An ornamental button of various forms, worn in a shirt
        front, collar, wristband, or the like, not sewed in place,
        but inserted through a buttonhole or eyelet, and
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     5. (Mach.)
        (a) A short rod or pin, fixed in and projecting from
            something, and sometimes forming a journal.
        (b) A stud bolt.
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     6. An iron brace across the shorter diameter of the link of a
        chain cable.
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     Stud bolt, a bolt with threads on both ends, to be screwed
        permanently into a fixed part at one end and receive a nut
        upon the other; -- called also standing bolt.
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