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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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It has been identified that the angle adjustment mechanism for James Leckey Design Mygo Standers manufactured during this period allows the user to lock out the frames safety pull pin and adjust the angle using one hand.
Please note that the mechanism design was changed in August 2013 and it is not possible to lock out the safety pull pin in standers manufactured since then.
When it comes to shopping for standers, many manufacturers offer "test drives" and demonstrations.
Prone standers support the front of the body and lean users forward at varying angles to keep them upright.
"I'm not sure where the big bucks go after we jump them, but they don't often go past our standers." Drivers should always be prepared for fast shooting, especially when approaching a thick bedding area where a buck is likely to lay low until you nearly step on him.
Standers come in a variety of styles to meet varied needs.
Many different types of standers exist, and trying to find the best stander to meet your child's specific needs can be confusing.
Luckily, practice and theory have caught up with each other and the means of providing the opportunity for dynamic standing is readily available through the use of self-propelled standers. With these devices, a child can practice dynamic standing with the freedom to move both within the constraints of the device to propel it around the room or building.
Walkers and standers are important pieces of equipment for many people with disabilities.
Standers come in a wide selection of models; the most appropriate depends on the abilities and goals of the individual child.
Prone standers provide support to the front of the body, with lateral supports to maintain symmetry and posterior straps or pads to hold the feet, knees, buttocks and trunk in place.