hanging definition

  • noun:
    • Execution on a gallows.
    • anything, such as a tapestry, that's hung.
    • A descending slope or an inclination.
    • The work of hanging an individual (or oneself) by the neck to be able to perform that person (or even to dedicate suicide).
    • A public event of which you were hanged.
    • something broad, large and rather thin that's hung as a decorative factor (such curtains, gobelins, wallpaper or posters).
    • the way hangings (designs) are organized.
    • The act of suspending any such thing; hawaii to be suspended.
    • Death by suspension system; execution by a halter.
    • That which is hung as lining or drapery the wall space of a space, as tapestry, report, etc., or even to cover or drape a door or window; -- utilized mainly when you look at the plural.
    • The work of suspending, or perhaps the state of being suspended.
    • particularly Suspension by the neck; specifically, money punishment by suspension system with strangulation, by means of a rope with a noose at one end that will be put towards neck, the other end becoming attached with a beam.
    • what hangs or perhaps is pendent.
    • plural The material with that your wall space of a room are draped or covered, including even report that is pasted upon them, as in the expression paper-hangings. See arras, tapestry, and curtain.
    • plural The sloping part of a hill.
    • a type of capital punishment; target is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
    • design that's hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    • the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so that it moves freely)
  • adjective:
    • Situated on a-sharp declivity.
    • Projecting downward; overhanging.
    • designed for holding something that hangs.
    • Deserving demise by hanging: a hanging criminal activity.
    • Disposed to inflict severe phrases, particularly demise by holding: a hanging judge.
    • Suspended.
    • needing, deserving, or foreboding demise by the halter.
    • Suspended from preceding; pendent.
    • adjusted for sustaining a hanging item.
  • verb:
    • Present participle of hang.
  • others:
    • calling for or deserving punishment by the halter.
    • Suggesting or foreboding demise by the halter.
    • Unfixed; floating.

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