(photography) the act of assuming a certain position (as for a photograph or portrait)
"he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting"
the act of assuming or maintaining a seated position
"he read the mystery at one sitting"
seance, sitting, session(noun)
a meeting of spiritualists
"the seance was held in the medium's parlor"
a session as of a legislature or court
(of persons) having the torso erect and legs bent with the body supported on the buttocks
"the seated Madonna"; "the audience remained seated"
not moving and therefore easy to attack
"a sitting target"
a period during which one is seated for a specific purpose
a legislative session
the act (of a bird) of incubating eggs; the clutch of eggs under a brooding bird
executed from a sitting position
occupying a specific official or legal position; incumbent
being in the state, or the position, of one who, or that which, sits
the state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who occupies a seat
a seat, or the space occupied by or allotted for a person, in a church, theater, etc.; as, the hall has 800 sittings
the act or time of sitting, as to a portrait painter, photographer, etc
the actual presence or meeting of any body of men in their seats, clothed with authority to transact business; a session; as, a sitting of the judges of the King's Bench, or of a commission
the time during which one sits while doing something, as reading a book, playing a game, etc
a brooding over eggs for hatching, as by fowls
Sitting is a rest position supported by the buttocks or thighs where the torso is more or less upright.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sitting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1424
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sitting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #707
The numerical value of sitting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of sitting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of sitting in a Sentence
A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.
Ill never forget sitting with 50 Cent and begging him not to use the F-word begging him and he didnt even look at me, i was scared. But he never said it. He went out and put on an incredible show.
Many of our competitors are sitting on meaningful excess inventory, which we expect will extend the very intense promotional environment into the months ahead.
You will have a bunch of boats ... sitting about 30 nautical miles (56 km) off Libya's territorial waters able in practice to serve no other useful function than search and rescue.
You're sitting in front of a screen for several hours, that's not good or healthy for anyone.
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