- the act of keeping in your possession
- something owned; any tangible possession that is owned by someone
- organize or be responsible for
- keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.
- have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
- have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
- keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
- remain in a certain state, po......
Holding is British slang for to be in possession of money.
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When a parachute is flying directly into the ambient wind, it is said holding. See running and crabbing
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[adj] - designed for (usually temporary) retention
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Maintaining full draw whilst aiming.
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Hold'ing noun 1. The act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining. 2. A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another. 3. That which holds, binds, or influences. Burke. 4. The burden or chorus of a song. [ Obsolete] Shak. Holding note
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• (n.) The burden or chorus of a song. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hold • (n.) A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another. • (n.) The act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining. • (n.) That which holds, binds, or influences.
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[American football] In gridiron football, holding is the illegal restraining of another player who is not in possession of the ball. Holding is banned in most football leagues because it does not allow fair play of the game and increases the risk for injury. While in the field of play, offensive holding results in a 10-yard penalty, or half...
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a foul where a player impedes the movement of an opponent by grasping or hooking any part of his body or uniform; punishable by a penalty — 10 yards if against the offense, 5 yards (10 yards in college) plus a first down if against the defense.
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a minor penalty which occurs when a player grabs and holds onto an opponent (or his stick) with his hands or arms to impede the opponent`s progress.
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maintaining storage elements at an equilibrium potential by electron bombardment
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heat treatment consisting in keeping a charge in suitable temperature for a time necessary to equalize its temperature
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there are two kinds of holding: offensive holding, illegally blocking a player from the opposing team by grabbing and holding his uniform or body; and defensive holding, called against defensive players who impede receivers who are more than 5 yards from the line of scrimmage, but who are not actively making an attempt to catch the ball (if the def...
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(n) Holding is the process by which a decision, opinion, finding, title etc are made valid, effective and binding, by the persons or entity authorized to do them
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[aeronautics] In aviation, holding (or flying a hold) is a maneuver designed to delay an aircraft already in flight while keeping it within a specified airspace. ==Implementation== A holding pattern for instrument flight rules (IFR) aircraft is usually a racetrack pattern based on a holding fix. This fix can be a radio beacon such as a non-...
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holding a player is an offence, punishable by a free-kick.
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A penalty assessed against a player who impedes the progress of another player by grabbing hold of an arm or jersey to prevent the player from making a play.
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Using the hands to interfere with or limit an opponent's freedom of movement.
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There are two kinds of holding
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A minor penalty which occurs when a player grabs and holds onto an opponent (or his stick) with his
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1) Any ruling or decision of a court. 2) Any real property to which one has title. 3) Investment in a business.
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foul of preventing an opponent from punching by holding their arms against their body
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