Standing part


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(Naut.) That part of a tackle which is made fast to a block, point, or other object
That part of a rope around which turns are taken with the running part in making a knot or the like.

See also: Standing, Standing

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the standing part is concluded without a minimum amount and with a maximum amount fixed at eur 500 000 excluding tax, for 4 years.
Donkey rides are a long standing part of a British seaside holiday, and as long as welfare standards are maintained I would be sad to see them go.
Finally, moisten the entire connection and slide the finished knot tight against the eye of the hook by dropping the tag end and pulling solely on the standing part of the line.
The SFK can be used to join two lines with a symmetrical structure consisting of two overhand knots, each tied around the standing part of the other; it has sufficient knot security and is simple to perform.
An enduring earthquake image of California is a collapsed adobe home with the door frame as the only standing part. From this came our belief that a doorway is the safest place to be during an earthquake.
When our table was ready, we were shown to The Dungeon restaurant, housed in the ancient barrel-vaulted basement of the castle - the oldest standing part of the building.
It is also referred to as the Amidah, "the standing"--obviously, the standing part is important.
Premium international brands including Chanel, Gucci, Prada and Louis Vitton have been a long standing part of Melbourne's retail landscape however the addition of these mid to lower priced retailers has driven renewed excitement amongst customers as well as demand from other operators, encouraged by the prospect that locating close to these marquee names will increase exposure and boost sales.
Tuck the working end back under the standing part where it lies beneath the crossover.
Bring the end over the standing part, slip it through the loop formed, and tighten enough so the knot grips the standing part, but not so tight that it can't slide up and down.
Woods took on the course like a champion, if not exactly relishing its challenge, still probing it for weaknesses, wrestling with its problems and standing up to fight, even on the occasions when 30mph winds made just the standing part difficult.