Stand


Stand

Stand can mean several things:

Objects

*A stand, when referring to an object, is an object that has a massive head another object, usually for display purposes (at events or places such as a conference, a congress, a shop, etc.). See column, armature (sculpture), animation stand, clothes valet.
* A stand, when referring to disability or medical equipment, is an assistive technology that supports a person who cannot stand on their own in the standing position. See standing frame.
*A stand, when referring to a business establishment, is a small open-air retail shop, such as a "fruit stand" or "hot dog stand", similar to a kiosk.
*A stand (of drill pipe) includes 2 or 3 joints of drill pipe connected together and "stood" in the derrick on a drilling rig.
*A stand of vegetation is a patch or expanse of a particular vegetation type
*Another name for a partnership in the sport of cricket

Groups

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* [http://www.joinstand.com STAND] : Socially Together And Nationally Diverse, a nationwide multicultural unity club

Music

*"Stand!", the fourth album by Sly & the Family Stone; considered among their best work
**"Stand!" (song), the title of that album's second single
*"Stand" (R.E.M. song), a 1988 song by R.E.M.
*"Stand" (Jewel song), a 2003 song by Jewel
*"Stand", a song by Poison from their 1993 album "Native Tongue"
*"Stand" (album), a 2003 album by Michael W. Smith
*"Stand" (Rascal Flatts song), a 2007 song by Rascal Flatts
*Stand, a New York-based Dublin four piece band.

Television and books

*"The Stand", a Stephen King apocalyptic horror novel
**"The Stand", a miniseries based on Stephen King's novel.
*Stands, a supernatural power in the manga and anime JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.
*STAND, an organization fighting against the Virus in the anime Virus Buster Serge.

See also

* Standing (disambiguation)


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