1. astounding bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
  2. ostentatious intended to attract notice and impress others
  3. standing wave a wave (as a sound wave in a chamber or an electromagnetic wave in a transmission line) in which the ratio of its instantaneous amplitude at one point to that at any other point does not vary with time
  4. ascending node the point at which an orbit crosses the ecliptic plane going north
  5. ascending aorta the ascending part of the aorta as it emerges from the left ventricle
  6. spending money cash for day-to-day spending on incidental expenses
  7. standing room room for passengers or spectators to stand
  8. condescending characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  9. opening move the first of a series of actions
  10. standing committee a permanent committee
  11. standing army a permanent army of paid soldiers
  12. East Indian fig tree East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks
  13. sounding line (nautical) plumb line for determining depth
  14. ascending the act of changing location in an upward direction
  15. West Indian jasmine tall sparingly branched conical tree having large fragrant yellow flowers with white centers
  16. stinking mayweed widespread rank-smelling weed having white-rayed flower heads with yellow discs
  17. ascending colon the part of the large intestine that ascends from the cecum to the transverse colon
  18. astonishing so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
  19. attending the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
  20. standing status or reputation