Stand

Stand can mean several things:

Objects

*A stand, when referring to an object, is an object that has a massive head another object, usually for display purposes (at events or places such as a conference, a congress, a shop, etc.). See column, armature (sculpture), animation stand, clothes valet.
* A stand, when referring to disability or medical equipment, is an assistive technology that supports a person who cannot stand on their own in the standing position. See standing frame.
*A stand, when referring to a business establishment, is a small open-air retail shop, such as a "fruit stand" or "hot dog stand", similar to a kiosk.
*A stand (of drill pipe) includes 2 or 3 joints of drill pipe connected together and "stood" in the derrick on a drilling rig.
*A stand of vegetation is a patch or expanse of a particular vegetation type
*Another name for a partnership in the sport of cricket

Groups

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* [http://www.joinstand.com STAND] : Socially Together And Nationally Diverse, a nationwide multicultural unity club

Music

*"Stand!", the fourth album by Sly & the Family Stone; considered among their best work
**"Stand!" (song), the title of that album's second single
*"Stand" (R.E.M. song), a 1988 song by R.E.M.
*"Stand" (Jewel song), a 2003 song by Jewel
*"Stand", a song by Poison from their 1993 album "Native Tongue"
*"Stand" (album), a 2003 album by Michael W. Smith
*"Stand" (Rascal Flatts song), a 2007 song by Rascal Flatts
*Stand, a New York-based Dublin four piece band.

Television and books

*"The Stand", a Stephen King apocalyptic horror novel
**"The Stand", a miniseries based on Stephen King's novel.
*Stands, a supernatural power in the manga and anime JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.
*STAND, an organization fighting against the Virus in the anime Virus Buster Serge.

See also

* Standing (disambiguation)


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  • stand — stand …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Stand — (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae, Sw. st[*a],… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stand by — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stand — /stand/, v., stood, standing, n., pl. stands for 43 63, stands, stand for 64. v.i. 1. (of a person) to be in an upright position on the feet. 2. to rise to one s feet (often fol. by up). 3. to have a specified height when in this position: a… …   Universalium

  • Stand Up — may refer to:* Stand up comedy MusicAlbums* Stand Up (Dave Matthews Band album) * Stand Up (Everyday Sunday album) * Stand Up (Jethro Tull album) * Stand Up! (album), an album by The Archers * Stand Up (Blue King Brown album), an album by Blue… …   Wikipedia

  • stand-by — [ stɑ̃dbaj ] n. inv. et adj. inv. • 1975; de l angl. stand by passenger, de to stand by « se tenir prêt » et passenger « passager » ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Personne qui voyage en avion sans avoir réservé sa place (cf. Passager en attente). 2 ♦ N. m. Voyage …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stand — [stand] vi. stood, standing [ME standen < OE standan; akin to MDu standen, Goth standan < IE base * stā , to stand, be placed > L stare, to stand, Gr histanai, to set, cause to stand] 1. a) to be or remain in a generally upright position …   English World dictionary

  • stand — ► VERB (past and past part. stood) 1) be in or rise to an upright position, supported by one s feet. 2) place or be situated in a particular position. 3) move in a standing position to a specified place: stand aside. 4) remain stationary or… …   English terms dictionary

  • Stand Up — Álbum de Jethro Tull Publicación 1 de agosto de 1969 Grabación Abril de 1969 Género(s) Rock, rock progresivo, blues y …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stand — (st[a^]nd), n. [AS. stand. See {Stand}, v. i.] 1. The act of standing. [1913 Webster] I took my stand upon an eminence . . . to look into their several ladings. Spectator. [1913 Webster] 2. A halt or stop for the purpose of defense, resistance,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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