rigging remaining permanently in position as a means of steadying various spars, shrouds, stays, etc. (contrasted with running rigging).
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- standing joke,
- standing martingale,
- standing on one's head,
- standing order,
- standing orders,
- standing room,
- standing wave,
- standish, miles,
Origin of standing rigging
First recorded in 1740–50
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