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English[]

Pronunciation[]

  • noicon
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -æŋɪŋ

Verb[]

hanging

  1. Present participle of hang.

Adjective[]

Hanging (not comparable)

Positive
Hanging

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Suspended.
    The hanging vines made the house look older than it was.

Derived terms[]

  • hanging garden
  • hanging loop
  • hanging participle

Translations[]

Noun[]

Wikipedia

Singular
Hanging

Plural
s

Hanging (s)

  1. (uncountable) The act of hanging a person (or oneself) by the neck in order to execute that person (or to commit suicide).
    Hanging is the punishment for one convicted of war crimes, there.
  2. (countable) A public event at which a person is hanged.
    The hanging of the bandits was attended by the whole village.
  3. (countable) Anything wide, high and rather thin that is hung as a decorative element (such as curtains, gobelins, wallpaper or posters).
    The various hangings on that Christmas tree look nice.
  4. (uncountable) The way in which hangings (decorations) are arranged.
    I dislike the cramped hanging in the gallery of 18th century painters.

Synonyms[]

  • (execution): a quick drop and a sudden stop

Derived terms[]

  • wall hanging

Translations[]

See also[]

  • portière, portiere

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