Sitting definition

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A space in which to be seated.
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The act or position of one that sits.
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The definition of sitting is the person holding an office in an organization.

An example of sitting used as an adjective is in the phrase "sitting treasurer," which means the treasurer currently in office.

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The act or position of one that sits, as for a portrait.
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A period of being seated at some activity.

To read a book in two sittings.

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The act (of a bird) of incubating eggs; the clutch of eggs under a brooding bird.
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A session or term, as of a legislature or court.
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Sitting is defined as the act or position of being seated.

An example of a sitting is having a professional photograph taken.

An example of a sitting is an hour when you read a book.

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An act, condition, or period of brooding on eggs by a bird; incubation.
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The number of eggs under a brooding bird; a clutch.
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Present participle of sit.
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A session or meeting, as of a court.
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Incubating a nest of eggs.

A sitting hen.

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Of or for sitting.

A sitting posture; a sitting area in a bus station.

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Done or executed while sitting.
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One of two or more successive periods when a meal is served, as aboard a ship.

Assigned to the second sitting.

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A brooding upon eggs, as by a hen.
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The number of eggs upon which a hen sits for a single hatching.
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In office.

A sitting president.

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A period during which one is seated for a specific purpose.

Due to the sheer volume of guests, we had to have two sittings for the meal.

The Queen had three sittings for her portrait.

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Executed from a sitting position.
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Occupying a specific official or legal position; incumbent.
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A period during which one is seated and occupied with a single activity, such as posing for a portrait or reading a book.
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Occupying an official position; incumbent.
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That sits; seated.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sitting
Plural:
sittings