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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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WORKFORCE, last year's Derby and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner, is to stand at stud in Japan next year, according to reports in the Far East, writes Jon Lees.
While no decision has been made regarding end of season plans for eight-time Group 1 winner So You Think, who has won three top level races for Ballydoyle this year, Cape Blanco has run his last race and will stand at stud next year.
Masai turns four in November, so I'd imagine we'd campaign him in the major marathon races until at least the end of the year, and then I think the plan is for him to stand at stud in Dubai.
Boherbradda Mac, who set track records at Belle Vue and Sheffield during his career, has already covered around ten bitches and will now stand at stud with his former trainer.
We'll have a pin inserted and he'll stand at stud alongside Slip The Lark with me," said Buckley.
Over the last few years there has been a train of thought that horses should not be allowed to stand at stud until they had raced at four.