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hard·stand

 (härd′stănd′)
n.
A hard-surfaced area for parking aircraft or ground vehicles.
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hard•stand

(ˈhɑrdˌstænd)

also hard′stand`ing,



n.
a hard-surfaced area on which heavy vehicles or airplanes can be parked.
[1955–60]
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hardstand

1. A paved or stabilized area where vehicles are parked.
2. Open ground area having a prepared surface and used for the storage of materiel.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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