Stand-by
Stand-by Stand"-by` (st[a^]nd"b[imac]`), n. One who, or that which, stands by one in need; something upon which one relies for constant use or in an emergency. [1913 Webster]

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  • stand-by — [ stɑ̃dbaj ] n. inv. et adj. inv. • 1975; de l angl. stand by passenger, de to stand by « se tenir prêt » et passenger « passager » ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Personne qui voyage en avion sans avoir réservé sa place (cf. Passager en attente). 2 ♦ N. m. Voyage …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Stand by — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stand By — «Stand By» Сингл Сенит …   Википедия

  • stand by — {v.} 1. To be close beside or near. * /Mary could not tell Jane the secret with her little brother standing by./ * /Would you just stand by and watch the big boys beat your little brother?/ 2. To be near, waiting to do something when needed. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand by — {v.} 1. To be close beside or near. * /Mary could not tell Jane the secret with her little brother standing by./ * /Would you just stand by and watch the big boys beat your little brother?/ 2. To be near, waiting to do something when needed. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Stand-by — est un film français réalisé par Roch Stéphanik, sorti en 2000. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Autour du film …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stand-by — Stand by, auch Stand|by [stænd bai, engl. stændbai] das; [s], s <aus gleichbed. engl. stand by, eigtl. »Beistand«, zu to stand by »sich bereithalten«>: 1. Form der Flugreise (zu verbilligtem Preis), bei der der Flugpassagier keine feste… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Stand-by — [ stɛnt bai] das; (s), s; 1 Transp; eine billige Flugreise, die man nicht vorher gebucht hat, sondern auf die man am Flughafen wartet und die nur möglich ist, wenn noch Plätze im Flugzeug frei sind || K : Stand by Flug 2 Elektr; der Zustand, wenn …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • stand-by — standˈ by noun 1. That which, or someone whom, one relies on or readily resorts to 2. Something or someone available for use in an emergency (see also ↑on stand by below) adjective (of an airline passenger, ticket, fare, etc) occupying, or for,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand-by — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. TS tecn., elettron. condizione di attesa di un dispositivo, di un macchinario e sim. 2. CO modo economico di viaggiare in aereo che consiste nel mettersi in lista d attesa senza aver prenotato il volo 3. CO fig …   Dizionario italiano

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