1. standing ovation enthusiastic recognition
  2. standing stone a tall upright megalith
  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. standing press a large printing press that exerts pressure vertically
  5. standardization the condition in which a standard has been successfully established
  6. standoffishness a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
  7. trading operations financial transactions at a brokerage
  8. standard deviation the square root of the variance
  9. standardisation the condition in which a standard has been successfully established
  10. standing rib roast a cut of meat (beef or venison) including more than one rib and the meat located along the outside of the ribs
  11. standing committee a permanent committee
  12. tintinnabulation the sound of a bell ringing
  13. standing order a rule of order permanently in force
  14. standing army a permanent army of paid soldiers
  15. innovation the act of starting something for the first time
  16. standing room room for passengers or spectators to stand
  17. United Nations an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
  18. condescending characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  19. standup comedian a comedian who uses gags
  20. standing status or reputation