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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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
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,
(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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