Stand

Stand may refer to:

  • The upright position of standing
  • Stand, Greater Manchester, a residential area in the Metropolitan Borough of Manchester, England
  • A partnership (cricket) in cricket
  • STAND: A Student Anti-Genocide Coalition
  • The Stand Comedy Club, in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne

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Other articles related to "stand, stands":

Ta' Qali National Stadium - Facilities
... The main stand of the stadium is the 5,000 seater Millennium Stand, which also houses 22 executive boxes ... The Malta FA’s Headquarters were moved to the Millennium Stand from Valletta in 2007, while the National Team Quarters, which cater for the physical well-being of the ... Hall, the Physiotherapy and the Technical Centre beneath the West Stand, the Fitness Centre and the indoor swimming pool under the East Stand, make the place a comprehensive location for footballers and ...
Aziz Nesin - English Language Bibliography - Socialism Is Coming: Stand Aside
... Socialism Is Coming Stand Aside (Turkish title Sosyalizm Geliyor Savulun!) is a short story collection by Turkish writer Aziz Nesin republished in 2002 by Southmoor Studios, in English language translation ... Editions Socialism Is Coming Stand Aside ...
Stand - Television, Books
... The Stand, a 1978 novel by Stephen King The Stand (TV miniseries), a 1994 miniseries based on the novel Stand (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure), a supernatural ...
Home Park - Structure and Facilities
... Park pitch is surrounded by four covered all-seater stands, officially known as the Mayflower Grandstand to the south, Devonport End to the west, Lyndhurst Stand to the north ... Each stand has one tier with the exception of the Mayflower Grandstand which has two, an upper tier and a lower tier, known as the Mayflower Terrace, which was converted from terracing in 2007 ... The Mayflower Grandstand is the club's main stand, which can hold roughly 7,000 spectators ...
Wheel Truing Stand
... A wheel truing stand is a specialized tool for straightening bicycle wheels ... While individual models differ slightly, it consists of an axle stand on which the wheel can rotate and calipers, to measure slight deviations of the wheel's rim from ideal ("true") alignment ... The stand is used in conjunction with an appropriately sized spoke wrench to loosen tighten spokes that hold the rim in position ...

Famous quotes containing the word stand:

    Two wooden tubs of blue hydrangeas stand at the foot of the stone steps.
    The sky is a blue gum streaked with rose. The trees are black.
    The grackles crack their throats of bone in the smooth air.
    Moisture and heat have swollen the garden into a slum of bloom.
    Pardie! Summer is like a fat beast, sleepy in mildew....
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    I stand where Papa stood. I wear Papa’s robes.
    Deborah Partridge Wolfe (b. 1916)

    Simile and Metaphor differ only in degree of stylistic refinement. The Simile, in which a comparison is made directly between two objects, belongs to an earlier stage of literary expression; it is the deliberate elaboration of a correspondence, often pursued for its own sake. But a Metaphor is the swift illumination of an equivalence. Two images, or an idea and an image, stand equal and opposite; clash together and respond significantly, surprising the reader with a sudden light.
    Sir Herbert Read (1893–1968)