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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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The event is the 18th annual stand down for homeless veterans in Rochester.
But the Tories then called for him to stand down and an extraordinary council meeting was called, which lasted a whopping three-and-ahalf hours on Wednesday night.
"There was no stand down order coming from our commander-In-Chief {President Duterte] and I really do not know where the speculation came from," Villanueva stressed.
Chicago Stand Down is an event held each summer and winter as an intervention to bring homeless veterans together in a single location to access resources and supplies needed to begin rebuilding their lives.
Warwickshire's sports director Ashley Giles said: "Ian and I have spoken regularly throughout the season and he made the decision to stand down as skipper following our County Championship win over Middlesex two weeks ago.
Having been on what he calls the "other side of the table," Biggs credits DAV and the 2015 stand down with helping him on a path to stability.
During the stand down, employees, supply chain partners and senior leaders, including Group Chief Executive Leo Quinn, across all of Balfour Beattys sites and offices downed tools and stopped work for a short period between Friday 22 and Monday 25 July to discuss how to prevent work-related illnesses and injuries.
In a brief statement issued to the Muscat Securities Market earlier this week, the firm's chief executive officer Dr Hans Erlings, said Muthukrishnan will stand down at the end of the month and that Sangam Bharti has been appointed as acting CFO until a new appointment is made.
The Stand Down is open to homeless and in-need veterans and their families.
And clubs felt that, I'd stand down. "If the members of the SFA or the board want me to stand down that is the way it will be." Ogilvie also insisted Rangers should not remain in the SPL if they return as a newco.
AN MP suspended from the Labour Party after being charged with assault has said he will stand down from Parliament at the next general election, it was reported.