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Definition: Standing rigging
1. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn.
2. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water.
3. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as,
a standing color.
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.
5. Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed (distinguished from
. See Standing army
, under Army
. See Stud bolt
, under Stud
, a stem.
, 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.
, a tall goblet, with a foot and a cover.
(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,
(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.
(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.
(Naut.), the cordage or ropes which
sustain the masts and remain fixed in their position, as
the shrouds and stays, -- distinguished from running rigging
Dress; tackle; especially (Naut.), the ropes, chains, etc.,
that support the masts and spars of a vessel, and serve as
purchases for adjusting the sails, etc. See Illustr. of
(Naut.), all those ropes used in bracing
the yards, making and shortening sail, etc., such as
braces, sheets, halyards, clew lines, and the like.
(Naut.), the shrouds and stays.