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Againstand A*gain"stand`, v. t. To withstand. [Obs.], Bookstand Book"stand`, n. 1. A place or stand for the sale of books in the streets; a bookstall. 2. A stand to hold books for reading or reference., Bystander By"stand`er, n. [By + stander, equiv. to stander-by; cf. AS. big-standan to stand by or near.] One who stands near; a spectator; one who has no concern with the business transacting. He addressed the bystanders and scattered pamphlets among them. --Palfrey. Syn: Looker on; spectator; beholder; observer., Counterstand Coun"ter*stand` (-st?nd`), n. Resistance; opposition; a stand against. Making counterstand to Robert Guiscard. --Longfellow., Cruet Cru"et, n. [Anglo-French cruet, a dim. from OF. crue, cruie; of German or Celtic origin, and akin to E. crock an earthen vessel.] 1. A bottle or vessel; esp., a vial or small glass bottle for holding vinegar, oil, pepper, or the like, for the table; a caster. --Swift. 2. (Eccl.) A vessel used to hold wine, oil, or water for the service of the altar. Cruet stand, a frame for holding cruets; a caster., Flake knife (Arch[ae]ol.), a cutting instrument used by savage tribes, made of a flake or chip of hard stone. --Tylor. Flake stand, the cooling tub or vessel of a still worm. --Knight. Flake white. (Paint.) (a) The purest white lead, in the form of flakes or scales. (b) The trisnitrate of bismuth. --Ure., Fountain Foun"tain (foun"t[i^]n), n. [F. fontaine, LL. fontana, fr. L. fons, fontis. See 2d Fount.] 1. A spring of water issuing from the earth. 2. An artificially produced jet or stream of water; also, the structure or works in which such a jet or stream rises or flows; a basin built and constantly supplied with pure water for drinking and other useful purposes, or for ornament. 3. A reservoir or chamber to contain a liquid which can be conducted or drawn off as needed for use; as, the ink fountain in a printing press, etc. 4. The source from which anything proceeds, or from which anything is supplied continuously; origin; source. Judea, the fountain of the gospel. --Fuller. Author of all being, Fountain of light, thyself invisible. --Milton. Air fountain. See under Air. Fountain heead, primary source; original; first principle. --Young. Fountain inkstand, an inkstand having a continual supply of ink, as from elevated reservoir. Fountain lamp, a lamp fed with oil from an elevated reservoir. Fountain pen, a pen with a reservoir in the handle which furnishes a supply of ink. Fountain pump. (a) A structure for a fountain, having the form of a pump. (b) A portable garden pump which throws a jet, for watering plants, etc. Fountain shell (Zo["o]l.), the large West Indian conch shell (Strombus gigas). Fountain of youth, a mythical fountain whose waters were fabled to have the property of renewing youth., Gainstand Gain"stand`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gainstood; p. pr. & vb. n. gainstanding.] [See Again, and Stand.] To withstand; to resist. [Obs.] Durst . . . gainstand the force of so many enraged desires. --Sir P. Sidney., Gainstand Gain"stand`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gainstood; p. pr. & vb. n. gainstanding.] [See Again, and Stand.] To withstand; to resist. [Obs.] Durst . . . gainstand the force of so many enraged desires. --Sir P. Sidney., Grand paunch, a glutton or gourmand. [Obs.] --Holland. Grand pensionary. See under Pensionary. Grand piano (Mus.), a large piano, usually harp-shaped, in which the wires or strings are generally triplicated, increasing the power, and all the mechanism is introduced in the most effective manner, regardless of the size of the instrument. Grand relief (Sculp.), alto relievo. Grand Seignior. See under Seignior. Grand stand, the principal stand, or erection for spectators, at a, race course, etc. Grand vicar (Eccl.), a principal vicar; an ecclesiastical delegate in France. Grand vizier. See under Vizier. Syn: Magnificent; sublime; majestic; dignified; elevated; stately; august; pompous; lofty; eralted; noble. Usage: Grand, Magnificent, Sublime. Grand, in reference to objects of taste, is applied to that which expands the mind by a sense of vastness and majesty; magnificent is applied to anything which is imposing from its splendor; sublime describes that which is awful and elevating. A cataract is grand; a rich and varied landscape is magnificent; an overhanging precipice is sublime. ``Grandeur admits of degrees and modifications; but magnificence is that which has already reached the highest degree of superiority naturally belonging to the object in question.' --Crabb., Hatstand Hat"stand`, n. A stand of wood or iron, with hooks or pegs upon which to hang hats, etc., Inkstand Ink"stand`, n. A small vessel for holding ink, to dip the pen into; also, a device for holding ink and writing materials., Inunderstanding In*un`der*stand"ing, a. Void of understanding. [Obs.] --Bp. Pearson., Misunderstand Mis*un`der*stand", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misunderstood; p. pr. & vb. n. Misunderstanding.] To misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense., Misunderstander Mis*un`der*stand"er, n. One who misunderstands. --Sir T. More., Misunderstand Mis*un`der*stand", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misunderstood; p. pr. & vb. n. Misunderstanding.] To misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense., Misunderstanding Mis*un`der*stand"ing, n. 1. Mistake of the meaning; error; misconception. --Bacon. 2. Disagreement; difference of opinion; dissension; quarrel. ``Misunderstandings among friends.' --Swift., Notwithstanding Not`with*stand"ing, adv. or conj. [Originally the participle of withstand, with not prefixed.] Nevertheless; however; although; as, I shall go, notwithstanding it rains. I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant. Notwithstanding, in thy days I will not do it. --1 Kings xi. 11, 12. They which honor the law as an image of the wisdom of God himself, are, notwithstanding, to know that the same had an end in Christ. --Hooker. You did wisely and honestly too, notwithstanding She is the greatest beauty in the parish. --Fielding. Notwithstanding that, notwithstanding; although. These days were ages to him, notwithstanding that he was basking in the smiles of the pretty Mary. --W. Irving., Notwithstanding Not`with*stand"ing, adv. or conj. [Originally the participle of withstand, with not prefixed.] Nevertheless; however; although; as, I shall go, notwithstanding it rains. I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant. Notwithstanding, in thy days I will not do it. --1 Kings xi. 11, 12. They which honor the law as an image of the wisdom of God himself, are, notwithstanding, to know that the same had an end in Christ. --Hooker. You did wisely and honestly too, notwithstanding She is the greatest beauty in the parish. --Fielding. Notwithstanding that, notwithstanding; although. These days were ages to him, notwithstanding that he was basking in the smiles of the pretty Mary. --W. Irving., Outstand Out*stand", v. i. To stand out, or project, from a surface or mass; hence, to remain standing out., Outstand Out*stand", v. t. 1. To resist effectually; to withstand; to sustain without yielding. [R.] --Woodward. 2. To stay beyond. ``I have outstood my time.' --Shak., Outstanding Out*stand"ing, a. That stands out; undischarged; uncollected; not paid; as, outstanding obligations. Revenues . . . as well outstanding as collected. --A. Hamilton., Parallel standards Parallel standards (Numismatics) Two or more metals coined without any attempt by the government to regulate their values., Reichsstand Reichs"stand` (r?ks"st?t`), n. [G.] A free city of the former German empire., Rickstand Rick"stand`, n. A flooring or framework on which a rick is made., Spool Spool, n. [OE. spole, OD. spoele, D. spoel; akin to G. spule, OHG. spuola, Dan. & Sw. spole.] A piece of cane or red with a knot at each end, or a hollow cylinder of wood with a ridge at each end, used to wind thread or yarn upon. Spool stand, an article holding spools of thread, turning on pins, -- used by women at their work., Stackstand Stack"stand`, n. A staging for supporting a stack of hay or grain; a rickstand., Stannel Stan"nel, n. [AS. st[=a]ngella, stangilla; properly, stone yeller, i. e., a bird that yells from the rocks. See Stone, and Yell, and cf. Stonegall.] (Zo["o]l.) The kestrel; -- called also standgale, standgall, stanchel, stand hawk, stannel hawk, steingale, stonegall. [Written also staniel, stannyel, and stanyel.] With what wing the staniel checks at it. --Shak., Standage Stand"age, n. (Mining) A reservior in which water accumulates at the bottom of a mine., Sheth Sheth, n. The part of a plow which projects downward beneath the beam, for holding the share and other working parts; -- also called standard, or post.


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