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The location in a courtroom where the parties and witnesses offer their testimony. To appear in court; to submit to the jurisdiction of the court.

To stand trial, for example, means to try, or be tried on, a particular issue in a particular court.


(Position), noun attitude, belief, bent, bias, inclination, leaning, opinion, outlook, point of view, position, slant, standpoint, vantage point, view, viewpoint


(Witness' place in court), noun booth, box, place, platform, position, post, stall, station, witness box, witness stand
See also: bear, belief, desist, endure, halt, last, lie, opine, opinion, outlook, remain, resist, resistance, rest, stay, suffer, thesis, tolerate, withstand

TO STAND. To abide by a thing; to submit to a decision; to comply with an agreement; to have validity, as the judgment must stand.

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James Leckey Design Mygo Stander is a 3-in-1 prone, supine and upright stander that supports children with severe disabilities aged 4 to 14 years while standing.
If you or someone you provide care for uses a James Leckey Design Mygo Stander manufactured between January 2012 and August 2013 (see above for affected product codes and serial numbers), be aware of this recall for product correction.
Prone standers support the front of the body and lean users forward at varying angles to keep them upright.
Some prone models are freestanding; others, called "lean-to standers," are designed to lean against a table or counter.
The day's first drive had produced no shooting for Dean Aicher's party, but a big buck had been jumped from an open area while the standers were slipping into position.
Trials of multiple standers may be necessary to find the one that best fits the child's body and lifestyle.
According to physical therapists, the value of a motorized stander for the special needs student is immeasurable.
Many different types of standers exist, and trying to find the best stander to meet your child's specific needs can be confusing.
We have defined this line of products as all upright standers that have the option of being propelled using both hands and/or arms.
Standers and standing frames are positioning devices that allow users to stand upright.
Many professionals suggest that parents discuss goals their own and their child's--before concerning themselves with specific pieces of equipment Focusing on specific activities a child wants to enjoy but cannot now do independently can lead to team discussions of the steps necessary to reach specific goals, the length of time required and the specific types of therapy and equipment, such as standers, that may be helpful
Supine standers provide support to the posterior surface of the body with lateral supports to maintain symmetry and anterior straps or pads to position the feet, knees and trunk.