What does stanchion mean?

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ˈstæn ʃənstan·chion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stanchion(noun)

    any vertical post or rod used as a support

Wiktionary

  1. stanchion(Noun)

    A vertical pole, post, or support.

    Etymology: estanson, estançon, (Modern French étançon), from estance, from stans, present participle of sto.

  2. stanchion(Noun)

    A framework of such posts, used to secure or confine cattle.

    Etymology: estanson, estançon, (Modern French étançon), from estance, from stans, present participle of sto.

  3. stanchion(Verb)

    To erect stanchions, or equip something with stanchions.

    Etymology: estanson, estançon, (Modern French étançon), from estance, from stans, present participle of sto.

  4. stanchion(Verb)

    To confine by means of stanchions, typically used for cattle.

    Etymology: estanson, estançon, (Modern French étançon), from estance, from stans, present participle of sto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stanchion(noun)

    a prop or support; a piece of timber in the form of a stake or post, used for a support or stay

    Etymology: [OF. estanson, estanon, F. tanon, from OF. estance a stay, a prop, from L. stans, stantis, standing, p. pr. of stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. Stanza.]

  2. Stanchion(noun)

    any upright post or beam used as a support, as for the deck, the quarter rails, awnings, etc

    Etymology: [OF. estanson, estanon, F. tanon, from OF. estance a stay, a prop, from L. stans, stantis, standing, p. pr. of stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. Stanza.]

  3. Stanchion(noun)

    a vertical bar for confining cattle in a stall

    Etymology: [OF. estanson, estanon, F. tanon, from OF. estance a stay, a prop, from L. stans, stantis, standing, p. pr. of stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. Stanza.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stanchion

    stan′shun, n. an upright iron bar of a window or screen: (naut.) an upright beam used as a support.—v.t. to fasten by means of or to a stanchion.—A Scotch form is Stan′chel. [O. Fr. estançonestancer, to stop, estance—Low L. stantia—L. stāre, to stand.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stanchion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stanchion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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