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hanging

1. 
a. the putting of a person to death by suspending the body by the neck from a noose
b. (as modifier): a hanging offence
2. a decorative textile such as a tapestry or drapery hung on a wall or over a window
3. situated on a steep slope or in a high place

hanging

[′haŋ·iŋ]
(geology)
(metallurgy)
Sticking or wedging of part of the charge in a blast furnace.

hanging

1. The mounting of a door on its frame on hinges.
2. The mounting of an operable window sash in its frame.
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He said the Supreme Court decision could not be violated by holding a public hanging.
Ministry of Law also supported the idea that the current mechanism is sufficient and also was of the view that before doing any such legislation, the Supreme Court judgement of 1994 banning public hangings needs to be kept in view.
The Law Ministry also said that they believe that the current mechanism is sufficient and opined that before undertaking any such legislation, the Supreme Court's (SC) 1994 judgement of banning public hangings needs to be kept in view.
Human rights activists oppose the amendment proposed by the senate standing committee allowing the public hanging of criminals involved in heinous crimes against children.
And deaths due to hanging were not reported between 51 to 70 years.
The information about the hanging accident was obtained by police from the victim's grandmother.
Results: In the present study, the incidence rate of hanging cases was 2.
If we are going to open a debate on hanging then we should putting the facts on the table, not arguing the case on emotion and revenge - and certainly not on the argument put forward by a newspaper colummist who hides behind anonymity.
A survey of a child's room in the dark, or with lights on, discloses interesting hanging sites, means of attachment and unusual items drafted for hanging, all useful clues for the advancement of the "hanging arts" in school.
Hanging lining paper vertically If you do hang the lining paper vertically, start fromthe place where you are going to hang the first length of wallpaper and hang a half-width of lining paper.
Diamond Frost'' is highly drought tolerant with a bushy, yet open growth habit, uniquely qualifying it as a subject for hanging baskets.
Along with drug dealing, litter, graffiti and speeding is "youths hanging around".