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hardstand

[hahrd-stand] /ˈhɑrdˌstænd/
noun
1.
a hard-surfaced area on which heavy vehicles or airplanes can be parked.
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[hahrd-stan-ding] /ˈhɑrdˌstæn dɪŋ/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of hardstand
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60; hard + stand
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  • "It must be hard standing about here all day, after the life you've led," said Hilary.

    Fraternity John Galsworthy
British Dictionary definitions for hard standing

hard standing

noun
1.
a hard surface on which vehicles, such as cars or aircraft, may be parked
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