hanged, past participle; hanging, present participle; hangs, 3rd person singular present; hung, past participle; hung, past tense; hanged, past tense;
Suspend or be suspended from above with the lower part dangling free
that's where people are supposed to hang their wash
a chain hanging freely over two pegs
Attach or be attached to a wall
we could just hang the pictures on the walls
the room in which the pictures will hang
Be adorned with pictures or other decorations
the walls of her hall were hung with examples of her work
Exhibit or be exhibited, as in a museum
Attach or be attached so as to allow free movement about the point of attachment
a long time was spent hanging a couple of doors
she just sat with her mouth hanging open
(of fabric or a garment) Be arranged in folds so as to droop in a specified way
this blend of silk and wool hangs well and resists creases
Paste (wallpaper) to a wall
Kill (someone) by tying a rope attached from above around the neck and removing the support from beneath (used as a form of capital punishment)
he was hanged for murder
she hanged herself in her cell
Be killed in such a way
both men were sentenced to hang
Used in expressions as a mild oath
they could all go hang
I'm hanged if I know
Remain static in the air
a haze of smoke hung below the ceiling
Be present or imminent, esp. oppressively or threateningly
a sense of dread hung over him for days
Deliver (a breaking pitch) that does not change direction as intended
(of a juror) Prevent (a jury) from reaching a verdict by a dissenting vote
Come or cause to come unexpectedly to a state in which no further operations can be carried out
A downward droop or bend
the bullish hang of his head
The way in which something hangs
the hang of one's clothes
The way in which pictures are displayed in an exhibition
be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"
bent: a special way of doing something; "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"
the way a garment hangs; "he adjusted the hang of his coat"
a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
kill by hanging; "The murderer was hanged on Friday"
let drop or droop; "Hang one's head in shame"
In computing, a hang or freeze occurs when either a single computer program or the whole system ceases to respond to inputs. ...
A Hang [haŋ] (pronunciation between the vowel sounds in the word and ) is a musical instrument in the idiophone class created by PANArt in Switzerland. The Hang is made from two deep drawn nitrided steel sheets that are attached together creating the recognizable 'UFO shape'. ...
Hanging is the lethal suspension of a person by a ligature. The Oxford English Dictionary states that hanging in this sense is "specifically to put to death by suspension by the neck", although it formerly also referred to crucifixion and death by impalement in which the body would remain "hanging".
(A Hanging) A Hanging (1931) is a short essay written by George Orwell, first published in August 1931 in the British literary magazine Adelphi. ...
Name and trademark of a musical instrument invented and built by PANArt Hangbau AG
The way in which something hangs; A grip, understanding; An instance of ceasing to respond to input devices; To be or remain suspended; To float, as if suspended; To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or position instead of erect; To cause (something) to be suspended, as from a ...
(hanging) The act of hanging a person (or oneself) by the neck in order to execute that person (or to commit suicide); A public event at which a person is hanged; Anything wide, high and rather thin that is hung as a decorative element (such as curtains, gobelins, wallpaper or posters); The ...
(Hanging) chads are attached to the ballot at only one corner.
(Hanging) An unprotected piece or pawn exposed to capture is said to be hanging.
(HANGING) The inclination to run in (or out) during a race. When hanging in, a horse will have a tendency to veer towards the inside running rail or fence, while when hanging out, a horse will have a tendency to veer towards the outside running rail. ...
(Hanging) All paintings must have two hooks on the reverse side of the painting with a piece of string or wire linking the hooks.
(Hanging) Attaching flying pieces to the appropriate bars.
(Hanging) The process of putting a lighting instrument in its designated spot according to the light plot.
(Hanging) To see a large concourse of people gathering at a hanging, denotes that many enemies will club together to try to demolish your position in their midst. See Execution.
(Hanging) What a gallery does to art, involving mystical considerations of spacing, grouping, height, eyeline and lighting. Doing it well takes genuine talent.
(Hanging) When Miners are talking about taking care of the hanging it is the ceiling of a drift.
(hanging) A method of execution where a hangman's noose is put around a persons neck and the person is raised from the ground, either via suspension from a tree or a drop away floor on a gibbet or gallows. To string up.
(hanging) Any type of mark or non-alphanumeric character positioned in a margin, and not aligned with the body of the copy, such as "hanging hyphenation" and "hanging punctuation". ...
(hanging) horrible or dirty. e.g.. "That bird's hanging mate !".