a tall decorative cup of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, having a raised cover.
noun 1. a plant, Ipomopsis rubra, of the southern U.S., having feathery leaves and clusters of red and yellow flowers.
- Standing joke
noun something that is familiar to two or more people and gives them continual amusement standing joke Something that is always funny even though it is often repeated. For example, Mary’s “Dennis who?” when her husband is mentioned is a standing joke around here. This idiom employs standing in the sense of “established” or “regular,” […]
noun, Military. 1. standard operating procedure. standard operating procedure noun 1. a set of fixed instructions or steps for carrying out usually routine operations. Abbreviation: SOP.
noun 1. Military. (formerly) a general order always in force in a command and establishing uniform procedures for it; standard operating procedure. 2. standing orders, Parliamentary Procedure. the rules ensuring continuity of procedure during the meetings of an assembly. standing order noun 1. Also called banker’s order. an instruction to a bank by a depositor […]