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English → English (WordNet) Definition: standing army standing army n : a permanent army of paid soldiers
English → English (gcide) Definition: Standing army Standing \Stand"ing\, a. 1. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn. [1913 Webster] 2. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water. [1913 Webster] 3. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color. [1913 Webster] 4. Established by law, custom, or the like; settled; continually existing; permanent; not temporary; as, a standing army; legislative bodies have standing rules of proceeding and standing committees. [1913 Webster] 5. Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed (distinguished from a trundle-bed). [1913 Webster] Standing army. See Standing army, under Army. Standing bolt. See Stud bolt, under Stud, a stem. Standing committee, in legislative bodies, etc., a committee appointed for the consideration of all subjects of a particular class which shall arise during the session or a stated period. Standing cup, a tall goblet, with a foot and a cover. Standing finish (Arch.), that part of the interior fittings, esp. of a dwelling house, which is permanent and fixed in its place, as distinguished from doors, sashes, etc. Standing order (a) (Eccl.), the denomination (Congregational) established by law; -- a term formerly used in Connecticut. See also under Order. (a) (Com.) an order for goods which are to be delivered periodically, without the need for renewal of the order before each delivery. Standing part. (Naut.) (a) That part of a tackle which is made fast to a block, point, or other object. (b) That part of a rope around which turns are taken with the running part in making a knot or the like. Standing rigging (Naut.), the cordage or ropes which sustain the masts and remain fixed in their position, as the shrouds and stays, -- distinguished from running rigging . [1913 Webster] Army \Ar"my\, n. [F. arm['e]e, fr. L. armata, fem. of armatus, p. p. of armare to arm. Cf. Armada.] 1. A collection or body of men armed for war, esp. one organized in companies, battalions, regiments, brigades, and divisions, under proper officers. [1913 Webster] 2. A body of persons organized for the advancement of a cause; as, the Blue Ribbon Army. [1913 Webster] 3. A great number; a vast multitude; a host. [1913 Webster] An army of good words. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Standing army, a permanent army of professional soldiers, as distinguished from militia or volunteers. [1913 Webster]

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