any organized protest in which a group of people peacefully occupy and refuse to leave a premises:
Sixty students staged a sit-in outside the dean’s office.
an organized passive protest, especially against racial segregation, in which the demonstrators occupy seats prohibited to them, as in restaurants and other public places.
a form of civil disobedience in which demonstrators occupy seats in a public place and refuse to move as a protest
another term for sit-down strike
verb (intransitive, adverb)
(often foll by for) to deputize (for)
(foll by on) to take part (in) as a visitor or guest: we sat in on Professor Johnson’s seminar
to organize or take part in a sit-in
noun 1. the position or location of a town, building, etc., especially as to its environment: the site of our summer cabin. 2. the area or exact plot of ground on which anything is, has been, or is to be located: the site of ancient Troy. 3. Computers. website. verb (used with object), sited, siting. […]
noun 1. a town in SE Alaska, on an island in the Alexander Archipelago: the capital of former Russian America. noun 1. a town in SE Alaska, in the Alexander Archipelago on W Baranof Island: capital of Russian America (1804–67) and of Alaska (1867–1906). Pop: 8876 (2003 est)
noun 1. (South African) a sitting room; lounge
noun 1. a spruce, Picea sitchensis, of western North America, having long, silvery-white needles, grown as an ornamental. 2. the soft, pale-brown wood of this tree, used for making furniture and in the construction of houses. sitka spruce /ˈsɪtkə/ noun 1. a tall North American spruce tree, Picea sitchensis, having yellowish-green needle-like leaves: yields valuable […]