Hanging meaning

hăngĭng
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A suspending or being suspended.
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A putting to death by hanging.
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Something hung on a wall, window, etc., as a drapery or tapestry.
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Not yet decided; unsettled.
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(archaic) Downcast.
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Attached to something overhead and not supported from below; suspended; pendulous.
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Designed for objects to be hung on.
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Leaning over; inclining; overhanging.
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Located on a steep slope or slant.
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Deserving, causing, or inclined to impose death by hanging.

A hanging judge.

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Designating or of indentation in which the first line of a paragraph touches the left margin, the other lines being indented beneath it.
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See abend.
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Present participle of hang.
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The hanging vines made the house look older than it was.

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(chess, of a piece) Unprotected and exposed to capture.
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(uncountable) The act of hanging a person (oneself) by the neck in order to execute that person (to commit suicide).

Hanging is the punishment for one convicted of war crimes, there.

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(countable) A public event at which a person is hanged.

The hanging of the bandits was attended by the whole village.

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(countable) Anything wide, high and rather thin that is hung as a decorative element (such as curtains, gobelins, wallpaper or posters).

The various hangings on that Christmas tree look nice.

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(uncountable) The way in which hangings (decorations) are arranged.

I dislike the cramped hanging in the gallery of 18th century painters.

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A method of execution whereby the person is dropped and suspended from a rope around the neck, resulting in death from severing of the spinal cord, strangulation, or other causes.
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Something, such as a tapestry, that is hung.
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A descending slope or an inclination.
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Situated, as on a steep slope, so as to appear to hang down.

A hanging garden.

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Projecting downward or outward; overhanging.

Hanging vines; a hanging staircase.

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Suited for holding something that hangs.

A hanging rack.

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(baseball) Being a pitch that fails to break as intended.
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