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Hanging

Meanings and phrases

hanging

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; wall hanging
  2. a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
  3. the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); suspension; dangling

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a terraced garden at Babylon watered by pumps from the Euphrates; construction attributed to Nebuchadnezzar around 600 BC

hanging chad

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a chad that is incompletely removed and hanging by one corner

hanging fly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various mecopterous insects of the family Bittacidae

hanging geranium

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a commonly cultivated trailing South American plant with peltate leaves and rosy flowers; ivy geranium; ivy-leaved geranium; Pelargonium peltatum

hanging wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the upper wall of an inclined fault

wall hanging

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; hanging

death by hanging

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 6 May 2010, he was sentenced to death by hanging.
  • The 3 were given sentences of death by hanging.
  • He was sentenced on January 15, 1952 to death by hanging.

executed by hanging

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most of the perpetrators were executed by hanging.
  • Kasab was executed by hanging in 2012..
  • He was sentenced to death and executed by hanging in October 1946.

hanging around

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The music video features Marcus Canty hanging around 3 girls at a party.
  • Pinot "Voiced by" Ayana Taketatsu (JP) An angel who's usually seen hanging around with Agrippa.
  • They were hanging around in a bar at 79th Street and New Utrecht Avenue in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.

suicide by hanging

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He committed suicide by hanging on 31 December 1914.
  • Podzimek committed suicide by hanging on 17 May 1994.
  • He had committed suicide by hanging himself with his belt.

hanging up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On October 30, 2009, Salt the Wound announced that they were "hanging up the towel".
  • After hanging up his boots, Zaccarelli alternated his managerial career with that of an executive.
  • He returned to French football six months later and joined Ligue 2 club Sète, before hanging up his boots in 2006.

hanging down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The roof has support legs hanging down into the liquid.
  • Flowers hanging down in large pendants of pink, riding above large, green leaves.
  • The fire then reignited and quickly spread to garlands hanging down from the roof.
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