Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of fluids) not moving or flowing

"Mosquitoes breed in standing water"

2.Definition: (of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs

"Standing room only"

3.Definition: executed in or initiated from a standing position

"Race from a standing start", "A standing jump", "A standing ovation"

4.Definition: having a supporting base

"A standing lamp"

5.Definition: not created for a particular occasion

"A standing committee"

6.Definition: permanent

"A standing army"

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