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stand

1. a stall, booth, or counter from which goods may be sold
2. an exhibition area in a trade fair
3. Cricket an extended period at the wicket by two batsmen
4. a growth of plants in a particular area, esp trees in a forest or a crop in a field
5. a stop made by a touring theatrical company, pop group, etc., to give a performance (esp in the phrase one-night stand)
6. (of a gun dog) the act of pointing at game

Stand

 

a section of forest, natural or artificial in origin, that includes trees, shrubs, and various forest plants. There are various types of stands, consisting of groups of trees and other forest components having features characteristic of the given section (origin, kinds of trees, form, density, age, forest type, quality).


Stand

 

an inclined support on which music is placed. Stands in front of musicians who play the same part in the orchestra, for example, the first violins, are designated by consecutive numbers (first stand, second stand, third stand, and so on). The concertmaster and his assistant sit behind the first stand.

stand

[stand]
(ecology)
A group of plants, distinguishable from adjacent vegetation, which is generally uniform in species composition, age, and condition.
(forestry)
The amount of standing timber per unit area; usually expressed in terms of volume.
(metallurgy)
A set of rolls used in a metal-rolling process.
(oceanography)
The interval at high or low water when there is no appreciable change in the height of the tide. Also known as tidal stand.
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3 : to rest, remain, or set in a usually vertical position <A clock stands on the shelf.
Sometimes it takes more than one Stand Down to get them off the street,'' Hope said.
Stand on gays: The church is still wrestling with full inclusion of gays and lesbians in the denomination.
One of the pitfalls of leaving a portable tree stand in an unfamiliar area overnight is the possibility of not finding it in the gloom of the early next morning.
To further reduce the chances that the infection would spread to the rest of the stand, additional precautions were taken.
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Even though ladder stands are taller and sleeker than before, they still have a tendency to stand out.
They know they can trust us,'' said George Palermo, director of the Vietnam veterans organization Point Man International of Antelope Valley and Stand Down committee secretary.
Stand and Magnusson were long-time buddies since their days as undergraduates at the City College of New York.
And on June 7th, Alex again opened the lemonade stand outside her home and collected another $14,000.