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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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The Smarter Stand for iPhone has all the right physical features: It's flexible, so you don't have to worry about breaking, and it's light, so you don't have to worry about it weighing down your pockets.
The project might be a simple portable display product, a custom built modular stand or a multi-media display within a corporate or public building.
The 14th annual Ventura County Stand Down opened Friday and is scheduled to continue today.
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Even though ladder stands are taller and sleeker than before, they still have a tendency to stand out.
I think we're making a difference with each of these events,'' said Steve Baker, executive director of the Grace Resource Center food bank in Lancaster and Stand Down co- chairman.
Architecture is stressful and difficult and wonderful no matter what project you are doing, so in a way, I don't see that there is a great difference between working for a private developer and doing government work," Stand explains.
Two months later, Alex again set up a lemonade stand in front of her home and raised about $15,000 for "Toireasa's Dream," a cancer-research endowment in her friend's memory.
Installing an LCD or a plasma screen on the Flat Panel TV Stand is easily achieved by attaching the mounting brackets to the screen and hanging it on the mounting plate like a picture frame.
Her appearance was impressive,'' said Tom Craft, a Stand Down organizer and retired U.
If they stand for soaking the rich for more taxes, they should say so.
Test stand 2-A, used in the 1960s to test F-1 engines for the Apollo Saturn V rocket and in the 1970s for the space shuttle's main engines, underwent an $18.