stan·chion

stan·chion
/ˈstænʧən/ noun, pl -chions [count]
: a strong, upright pole that is used to support something

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  • stan|chion — «STAN shuhn», noun, verb. –n. 1. an upright bar, post, or pillar used as a support, as for a window, a roof, or the deck of a ship. 2. a framework of two vertical bars which fasten loosely around the neck of a cow to hold her in place while in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chion — fal·chion; faul·chion; stan·chion; nun·chion; …   English syllables

  • stan — af·ghan·i·stan; ba·lu·chi·stan; cap·stan; cir·cum·stan·ti·al·i·ty; cir·cum·stan·tial·ly; cir·cum·stan·tial·ness; con·stan·cy; con·stan·tia; con·stan·tine; con·stan·tin·i·an; con·stan·ti·no·ple; con·stan·ti·no·pol·i·tan; da·ghe·stan; in·stan·cy;… …   English syllables

  • stanchion — stan·chion …   English syllables

  • stanchion — stan|chion [ˈstæntʃən, ˈsta:n US ˈstæn ] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: estanchon, from estance; STANCE] a strong upright bar used to support something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stanchion — stan|chion [ stænʃən ] noun count an upright post that supports a structure …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stanchion — stan•chion [[t]ˈstæn ʃən[/t]] n. 1) bui an upright bar, beam, post, or support, as in a window, stall, or ship 2) bui to furnish with stanchions 3) bui to secure by or to a stanchion or stanchions • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME stanchon < OF… …   From formal English to slang

  • stanchel — Stanchion Stan chion (st[a^]n sh[u^]n; 277), n. [OF. estanson, estan[,c]on, F. [ e]tan[,c]on, from OF. estance a stay, a prop, from L. stans, stantis, standing, p. pr. of stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Stanza}.] [Written also {stanchel}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stanchion — Stan chion (st[a^]n sh[u^]n; 277), n. [OF. estanson, estan[,c]on, F. [ e]tan[,c]on, from OF. estance a stay, a prop, from L. stans, stantis, standing, p. pr. of stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Stanza}.] [Written also {stanchel}.] 1. (Arch.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chaplin — Charlie Chaplin « Charles Chaplin » et « Chaplin » redirigent ici. Pour les autres sens, voir Chaplin (homonymie). Charlie Chaplin …   Wikipédia en Français

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