Sitting meaning

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

To read a book in two sittings.

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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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The act (of a bird) of incubating eggs; the clutch of eggs under a brooding bird.
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Incubating a nest of eggs.

A sitting hen.

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A space in which to be seated.
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That sits; seated.
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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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Present participle of sit.
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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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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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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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