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stan·chion

 (stăn′chən, -shən)

n.

1. An upright pole, post, or support.

2. A framework consisting of two or more vertical bars, used to secure cattle in a stall or at a feed trough.

tr.v. stan·chioned, stan·chion·ing, stan·chions

1. To equip with stanchions.

2. To confine (cattle) by means of stanchions.


[Middle English stanchon, from Old French estanchon, probably from estance, act of standing upright, prop, from estans, present participle of ester, to stand, from Latin stāre; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

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stanchion

(ˈstɑːnʃən)

n

(Mechanical Engineering) any vertical pole, rod, etc, used as a support

vb

(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to provide or support with a stanchion or stanchions

[C14: from Old French estanchon, from estance, from Vulgar Latin stantia (unattested) a standing, from Latin stāre to stand]

Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

stan•chion

(ˈstæn ʃən)

n.

1. an upright bar, beam, post, or support, as in a window, stall, or ship.

v.t.

2. to furnish with stanchions.

3. to secure by or to a stanchion or stanchions.

[1375–1425; late Middle English stanchon estanchon=estanche (variant of estance prop, support; see stance) + -on n. suffix]

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stanchion

Past participle: stanchioned
Gerund: stanchioning

Imperative
stanchion
stanchion
Present
I stanchion
you stanchion
he/she/it stanchions
we stanchion
you stanchion
they stanchion
Preterite
I stanchioned
you stanchioned
he/she/it stanchioned
we stanchioned
you stanchioned
they stanchioned
Present Continuous
I am stanchioning
you are stanchioning
he/she/it is stanchioning
we are stanchioning
you are stanchioning
they are stanchioning
Present Perfect
I have stanchioned
you have stanchioned
he/she/it has stanchioned
we have stanchioned
you have stanchioned
they have stanchioned
Past Continuous
I was stanchioning
you were stanchioning
he/she/it was stanchioning
we were stanchioning
you were stanchioning
they were stanchioning
Past Perfect
I had stanchioned
you had stanchioned
he/she/it had stanchioned
we had stanchioned
you had stanchioned
they had stanchioned
Future
I will stanchion
you will stanchion
he/she/it will stanchion
we will stanchion
you will stanchion
they will stanchion
Future Perfect
I will have stanchioned
you will have stanchioned
he/she/it will have stanchioned
we will have stanchioned
you will have stanchioned
they will have stanchioned
Future Continuous
I will be stanchioning
you will be stanchioning
he/she/it will be stanchioning
we will be stanchioning
you will be stanchioning
they will be stanchioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stanchioning
you have been stanchioning
he/she/it has been stanchioning
we have been stanchioning
you have been stanchioning
they have been stanchioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stanchioning
you will have been stanchioning
he/she/it will have been stanchioning
we will have been stanchioning
you will have been stanchioning
they will have been stanchioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stanchioning
you had been stanchioning
he/she/it had been stanchioning
we had been stanchioning
you had been stanchioning
they had been stanchioning
Conditional
I would stanchion
you would stanchion
he/she/it would stanchion
we would stanchion
you would stanchion
they would stanchion
Past Conditional
I would have stanchioned
you would have stanchioned
he/she/it would have stanchioned
we would have stanchioned
you would have stanchioned
they would have stanchioned

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Noun 1. stanchion – any vertical post or rod used as a support

post – an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; “he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them”

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