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.
1. To equip with stanchions.
2. To confine (cattle) by means of stanchions.
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(Mechanical Engineering) any vertical pole, rod, etc, used as a support
(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]
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1. an upright bar, beam, post, or support, as in a window, stall, or ship.
2. to furnish with stanchions.
3. to secure by or to a stanchion or stanchions.
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Past participle: 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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