[free-stan-ding] /ˈfriˈstæn dɪŋ/
(of sculpture or architectural elements) unattached to a supporting unit or background; alone.
not affiliated with others of its kind; independent; autonomous:
a freestanding clinic, not connected with any hospital.
standing apart; not attached to or supported by another object
(in systemic grammar) denoting a clause that can stand alone as a sentence; denoting or being a main clause Compare bound1 (sense 8b)
noun 1. U.S. History. (before the Civil War) a state in which slavery was prohibited. 2. . noun 1. a province of central South Africa; replaced the former province of Orange Free State in 1994: gold and uranium mining. Capital: Bloemfontein. Pop: 2 950 661 (2004 est). Area: 129 480 sq km (49 992 sq […]
[stey-ter] /ˌsteɪ tər/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of a . 2. a person of European descent who is a native or resident of the Orange .
[free-stohn] /ˈfriˌstoʊn/ noun 1. a fruit having a stone to which the flesh does not cling, as certain peaches and plums. 2. the stone itself. 3. any stone, as sandstone, that can be freely worked or quarried, especially one that cuts well in all directions without splitting. adjective 4. having a stone from which the […]
[free-stohn] /ˈfriˌstoʊn/ noun 1. Connecticut (used as a nickname).