an upright bar, beam, post, or support, as in a window, stall, ship, etc.
verb (used with object)
to furnish with stanchions.
to secure by or to a stanchion or stanchions.
any vertical pole, rod, etc, used as a support
(transitive) to provide or support with a stanchion or stanchions
adjective 1. not to be stanched. 2. incessant: a stanchless torrent of words.
verb (used without object), stood, standing. 1. (of a person) to be in an upright position on the feet. 2. to rise to one’s feet (often followed by up). 3. to have a specified height when in this position: a basketball player who stands six feet seven inches. 4. to stop or remain motionless or […]
noun 1. a stick or post pointed at one end for driving into the ground as a boundary mark, part of a fence, support for a plant, etc. 2. a post to which a person is bound for execution, usually by burning. 3. the stake, the punishment of death by burning: Joan of Arc was […]
noun 1. the surveillance of a location by the police, as in anticipation of a crime or the arrival of a wanted person. 2. the place from which such surveillance is carried out. 3. something that is bounded or separated by or as if by stakes, especially property, territory, or the like that one identifies […]