Femen has gotten a lot of media attention, particularly for staging topless protests.
Seems like Republicans are as bad at staging a convention as they are at winning a war.
Co-founders Rob Dickens and Brad Scudder are staging their GBR event in ten cities in this year.
After yet another push for austerity, Greeks have finally had enough, staging massive riots.
These include endorsing legislative bills, utilizing all available parliamentary tools, and staging major public events.
That atmosphere, which is of its essence, is the first thing to be lost, in the staging of most poetical plays.
The bucket was dumped by a man on a staging erected on the pier form.
The staging gave way, and he was precipitated to the ground, a distance of over thirty feet.
The staging was then moved into position for another column.
Even a moderate breeze would raise a sea that could not fail to break over the staging, and which must sweep everything away.
mid-13c., "story of a building, raised floor for exhibitions," from Old French estage "a story or floor of a building, stage for performance," from Vulgar Latin *staticum "a place for standing," from Latin statum, past participle of stare "to stand" (see stet). Meaning "platform for presentation of a play" is attested from late 14c.; generalized for "profession of an actor" from 1580s.
Sense of "period of development or time in life" first recorded early 14c., probably from Middle English sense of "degree or step on the 'ladder' of virtue, 'wheel' of fortune, etc.," in parable illustrations and morality plays. Stage mother is from 1919. Stage-Door Johnny "young man who frequents stage doors seeking the company of actresses, chorus girls, etc." is attested from 1912. Stage-struck is from 1813; earlier stage-smitten (1680s). Stage whisper first attested 1865.
staging stag·ing (stā'jĭng)
The classification of neoplasms according to the extent of the tumor.
A period in the course of a disease.
The platform on a microscope that supports a slide for viewing.
A particular step, phase, or position in a developmental process.