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Definition of sitting:

  1. A brooding over eggs for hatching, as by fowls.
  2. A seat, or the space occupied by or allotted for a person, in a church, theater, etc.; as, the hall has 800 sittings.
  3. Being in the state, or the position, of one who, or that which, sits.
  4. of Sit
  5. The act or time of sitting, as to a portrait painter, photographer, etc.
  6. 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.
  7. The state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who occupies a seat.
  8. The time during which one sits while doing something, as reading a book, playing a game, etc.

Synonyms:

gathering, session, academic session, meeting, nonmoving, school term, unmoving, appointment, seated, posing, seance, academic term.

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