Character 9
Hyphenation stan chion
Pronunciations /ˈstænʃən/

Definitions and meanings of "Stanchion"

What do we mean by stanchion?

An upright pole, post, or support. noun

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

To equip with stanchions. transitive verb

To confine (cattle) by means of stanchions. transitive verb

A post, pillar, or beam used for a support, as a piece of timber supporting one of the main parts of a roof; a prop. noun

One of the upright bars in a stall for cattle. noun

In ship-building, an upright post or beam of different forms, used to support the deck, the rails, the nettings, awnings, etc. noun

Plural In milit. engin., one of the upright side-pieces of a gallery-frame. noun

To fasten to or by a stanchion.

A prop or support; a piece of timber in the form of a stake or post, used for a support or stay. noun

Any upright post or beam used as a support, as for the deck, the quarter rails, awnings, etc. noun

A vertical bar for confining cattle in a stall. noun

A vertical pole, post, or support. noun

A framework of such posts, used to secure or confine cattle. noun

To erect stanchions, or equip something with stanchions. verb

To confine by means of stanchions, typically used for cattle. verb

Any vertical post or rod used as a support noun

A vertical pole, post, or support.

A framework of such posts, used to secure or confine cattle.

The pole that up holds velvet ropes usually made of metal or plastic. Urban Dictionary

When you hit the perfect shot with a football (soccer) and it wedges itself in the top left or top right in the goal net support (stanchion). 70s/80s/90s term as typically goal stanchions don't really exist any more. These days: top bins; but the ball was wedged in the upright to be retrieved manually. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Stanchion

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The word "stanchion" in example sentences

Yasushi Takashita smiled sheepishly when his slender girlfriend Rika, clinging to the train stanchion next to him, suggested he use the Internet to search for some college-related information he needs. ❋ Unknown (2003)

A stanchion is a restraining device that loosely clamps a goat's neck limiting its forward and backward motion while permitting some lateral motion. ❋ Unknown (1996)

Now and again one or another caught a grip on a stanchion or a rope, but the weight of the bodies behind tore such grips loose. ❋ Unknown (2010)

For the first time in 80 years, three of the four processions for the end of Holy Week, Semana Santa, were cancelled, thanks to mad billows blowing over every banner and stanchion and cordon, rain guttering from every rooftop, children's fingers growing waxy. ❋ Unknown (2011)

I remember Liverpool arriving at The Dell to play Southampton, the Sky bloke was fitting the camera into the goal stanchion and we spent half the warm-up giggling as we tried to curl the ball into the net and knock the camera off its stand. ❋ Unknown (2011)

I kept right on my mad way, caught the foot stanchion, and was whipped around in half a circle flat upon ❋ Unknown (2010)

Mr. Chara hit Mr. Pacioretty into the boards, driving his head into a stanchion supporting the glass around the ice. ❋ Stuart Weinberg (2011)

Saturday and slid into a sign stanchion, which ripped through the window line, shearing off most of the roof. ❋ Unknown (2011)

On Saturday, 15 people were killed and more than 20 injured when another coach, destined for Chinatown from Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Casino, overturned and slid into a highway sign stanchion in the Bronx. ❋ Tamer El-Ghobashy (2011)

A law-enforcement official with knowledge of the case said Mr. Whittemore, who was apparently intoxicated, then used a velvet-rope stanchion to smash the glass of three more doors. ❋ Tamer El-Ghobashy (2011)

— Canting a video camera stanchion to provide clearance from an external stowage platform installed Saturday. ❋ Unknown (2011)

"Looks as if he had run against a stanchion in the dark," I observed. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The bus was knocked onto its side after hitting a guard rail and a steel stanchion. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Now and again one caught a grip on a stanchion or a rope; but the weight of the bodies behind tore such grips loose. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The recipe calls for "1 medium cow, about 1,400 pounds, butterflied, skin removed" and "1 heavy block-and-tackle attached to a steel stanchion set in concrete." ❋ Katy McLaughlin (2011)

Steve Buscemi was so tired from lugging around his Golden Globe that he rested it on the red carpet stanchion while doing his interviews. ❋ Unknown (2011)

I felt like one of those guys who's walking briskly down the street text messaging and is suddenly knocked cold by a streetlight stanchion he didn't see. ❋ Rex Pickett (2012)

Goalkeeper Fernando Muslera, who had no chance on the ball, gave a little love tap to his best friend, the stanchion. ❋ Unknown (2010)

I [went] to the [movies] and [saw] a stanchion. ❋ Mysterious Being (2011)

I [smashed] a [volley] into the top right and got a [stanchion sandwich]. ❋ The_names_have_been_changed (2023)

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