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Sitting meaning

sitting - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( photography) the act of assuming a certain position ( as for a photograph or portrait); " he wanted his portrait painted but couldn't spare time for the sitting"
  2. 2. of Sit
  3. 3. Being in the state, or the position, of one who, or that which, sits.
  4. 4. The state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who occupies a seat.
  5. 5. A seat, or the space occupied by or allotted for a person, in a church, theater, etc.; as, the hall has 800 sittings.
  6. 6. The act or time of sitting, as to a portrait painter, photographer, etc.
  7. 7. The actual presence or meeting of any body of men in their seats, clothed with authority to transact business; a session; as, a sitting of the judges of the King's Bench, or of a commission.
  8. 8. The time during which one sits while doing something, as reading a book, playing a game, etc.
  9. 9. A brooding over eggs for hatching, as by fowls.
  10. 10. State or time of resting on a seat; session.

sitting - examples of usage

  1. " I've no right to be sitting here. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Before sitting down I glanced over, into the sea. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. He looked across to where I was sitting. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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