HyperDic: sitting

English > 6 senses of the word sitting:
ADJECTIVEallsitting, seated(of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks
allsittingnot moving and therefore / therefore easy to attack
NOUNactsitting, posing(photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)
actsittingthe act of assuming or maintaining a seated position
groupsitting, seance, sessiona meeting of spiritualists
communicationsittinga session as of a legislature or court
sitting > pronunciation
Soundssih'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > sitting: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks.
Synonymseated
Oppositestanding(of persons) on the feet
Spanishsentado
English > sitting: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot moving and therefore / therefore easy to attack.
Example"a sitting target"
Broadernonmoving, unmovingnot in motion
Spanishinmóvil, parado
English > sitting: 6 senses > noun 1, act
Meaning(photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait).
Example"he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting"
Synonymposing
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Spanishpose, postura
Catalanposa, postura
Verbssitassume a posture as for artistic purposes
English > sitting: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of assuming or maintaining a seated position.
Example"he read the mystery at one sitting"
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Verbssitbe seated
English > sitting: 6 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA meeting of spiritualists.
Synonymsseance, session
Partstable rapping, table tapping, spirit rappingalleged form of communication with spirits of the dead
table tipping, table tilting, table turning, table liftingManipulation of a table during a seance
Broadermeeting, get togetherA small informal social gathering
Spanishsesión de espiritismo, sesión
Catalansessió d'espiritisme
English > sitting: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA session as of a legislature or court.
BroadersessionA meeting for execution of a group's functions
Verbssitbe in session

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