(of a jump or a start in a running race) Performed from rest or an upright position, without a run-up or the use of starting blocks
Remaining in force or use; permanent
he has a standing invitation to visit them
a standing army
(of water) Stagnant or still
(of grain) Not yet reaped and so still erect
(of metal type) Kept set up after use
Position, status, or reputation
their standing in the community
a man of high social standing
The table of scores indicating the relative positions of competitors in a sports contest
she heads the world championship standings
Used to specify the length of time that something has lasted or that someone has fulfilled a particular role
an interdepartmental squabble of long standing
standing(a): having a supporting base; "a standing lamp"
social or financial or professional status or reputation; "of equal standing"; "a member in good standing"
an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event
the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position
(of persons) on the feet; having the torso in an erect position supported by straight legs; "standing room only"
Standing is a human position in which the body is held upright and supported only by the feet, referred to as an orthostatic state.
In law, standing or locus standi is the term for the ability of a party to demonstrate to the court sufficient connection to and harm from the law or action challenged to support that party's participation in the case. ...
Position or reputation in society or a profession: "He does not have much of a standing as a chemist"; Duration; The act of a person who stands, or a place where someone stands; The position of a team in a league or of a player in a list: "After their last win, their standing went up three ...
(Standings) polo players are ranked yearly by their peers and their federation on a scale of -2 to 10 goals.
(Standings) Similar to MLB, ENYTB groups teams into divisions for regular season competition. Each division is assigned a specific number of berths in a specific sanctioned National Championship Tournament Series. ...
(standings) a record of athletes' performances
NHL Standings (Yahoo!)
The legal right to bring a lawsuit. Only a person with something at stake has standing to bring a lawsuit.
The part of the line that will carry the load after a knot has been tied in it.
The legal right to initiate a lawsuit. To do so, a person must be sufficiently affected by the matter at hand, and there must be a case or controversy that can be resolved by legal action.
Standing refers to when both fighters are on their feet with some distance between them. Most fighting from this position is done with punches, kicks, or other strikes. Offensive and defensive capability in this position is called the stand-up game.
It is an ordinary foul for any player except the goalie to take an active part in the game when standing on the bottom of the pool.
remaining permanently in existence
the right to make a legal claim, or to seek judicial enforcement of a duty or a right
The legal right to bring a suit before a court. To have standing, and individual must show that he or she has been harmed in a real way, not merely that he or she might be harmed in the future.
The right to file a lawsuit. A plaintiff must have “standing” to sue. In the simplest of terms, this means that the plaintiff has suffered actual injury, is alleging that the defendant is the “cause” of the injury, and is asserting a claim and request for relief that will “redress” the injury. ...
The right to be a party to a hearing or to assert a claim. An administrative law judge might dismiss a claim based on a person having no standing if the person would not be affected by the outcome. ...
What the brass-line does at band camp. Woodwinds do not accomplish this feat due to their weak legs (in most cases). There are a few exceptions to this weakness, but they don't stand anyway.
The right to take part in legal proceedings.
The required status, based on a party having a personal stake in the outcome of a suit, to raise a particular issue in court. The critical issue in many constitutional law cases is who has standing to bring an issue before the court. ...