stand

the connected joints of pipe racked in the derrick or mast during a trip. The usual stand is about 90 feet long (about 27 meters), which is three lengths of drill pipe screwed together (a thribble).

stand

  1. a support or foundation
  2. a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area
  3. a small table for holding articles of various kinds
  4. a support for displaying various articles
  5. an interruption of normal activity
  6. a mental position from which things are viewed
  7. a booth where articles are displayed for sale
  8. a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give ......

    stand

    [n] - the position where a thing or person stands 2. [n] - a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area 3. [n] - an interruption of normal activity 4. [n] - a small table for holding articles of various kinds 5. [n] - tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch ...
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    Stand

    • (v. i.) To be, or signify that one is, willing to play with one`s hand as dealt. • (v. i.) A state of perplexity or embarrassment; as, to be at a stand what to do. • (n.) To adhere to fixed principles; to maintain moral rectitude; to keep from falling into error or vice. • (n.) To be at rest in an erect position; to be fixed i...
    Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/stand/

    stand

    verb put into an upright position; `Can you stand the bookshelf up?`
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

    stand

    standstill noun an interruption of normal activity
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

    Stand

    [drill pipe] A stand (of drill pipe) is two or three joints of drill pipe connected and stood in the derrick vertically, usually while tripping pipe. A stand of collars is similar, only made up of collars and a collar head. The collar head is screwed into the collar to allow it to be picked up by the elevators. Stands are emplaced inside of...
    Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stand_(drill_pipe)

    Stand

    Stand intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Stood ; present participle & verbal noun Standing .] [ Middle English standen ; Anglo-Saxon standan ; akin to OFries. stonda , stān , Dutch sta...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/184

    Stand

    Stand noun [ As. stand . See Stand , intransitive verb ] 1. The act of standing. « I took my stand upon an eminence . . . to look into thier several ladings.» Spectator. 2. A halt or stop for the purpose of defense, re...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/184

    Stand

    Stand transitive verb 1. To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat. 2. To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand. 'Love stood the siege.' Dryden. « He stood the furious foe.» Pope. 3.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/184

    stand

    1. To be at rest in an erect position; to be fixed in an upright or firm position; as: To be supported on the feet, in an erect or nearly erect position; opposed to lie, sit, kneel, etc. 'I pray you all, stand up!' . ... To continue upright in a certain locality, as a tree fixed by the roots, or a building resting on its foundation. 'It stands as i...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

    stand

    A fixture used to display merchandise.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20108

    stand

    a group of forest trees of sufficiently uniform species composition, age, and condition to be considered a homogeneous unit for management purposes.
    Found on http://www.dnr.state.md.us/forests/gloss.html

    Stand

    A group of trees that are sufficiently the same in species composition and arrangement of age classes and condition so that they can be managed as a unit.
    Found on https://www.ncforestry.org/teachers/glossary-of-forestry-terms/

    stand

    a particular example of a plant community.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22043

    stand

    A position on the table specified by the judge in which the dog must be erect on all fours. In the U.S., the stand may only be required in an AKC International class.
    Found on http://budhouston.wordpress.com/a-glossary-of-dog-agility-terms/

    stand

    A recognizable area of plants that is relatively homogeneous and can be managed as a single unit.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20076

    Stand

    All players, except the goalkeeper in her goal circle, must remain stationary following the sound of any whistle.
    Found on http://www.uslacrosse.org/TopNav2Right/Rules/WomensRules/GirlsRules/Glossar

    Stand

    Alternative name for a tripod.
    Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Entertainment/Photography/

    Stand

    European term for booth.
    Found on http://www.exhibitoronline.com/glossary/index.html?letter=s

    Stand

    Indicates that you are happy with your total and do not wish to draw anymore cards.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21324

    Stand

    Is an alternative name for a tripod
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21048

    Stand

    Is an alternative name for a tripod.
    Found on http://www.rodsmith.org.uk/photographic%20glossary/rods%20photographic%20gl

    stand

    Receive no more cards from the dealer.
    Found on http://www.blackjackchoice.com/blackjack-glossary

    Stand

    Stand is slang for to pay for something. Especially a round of drinks.
    Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZSD.HTM
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