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.
- " My dear Mrs Barclay," he said, " you have been sitting all alone so long, and I could not get to you, and poor Claire is so busy." - "The Master of the Ceremonies", George Manville Fenn.
- I said, sitting down, and drawing her head to my shoulder. - "Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life", Ann S. Stephens.
- Yes, answered the geologist, and it's lucky I did, for one of the rocks struck the very spot where I was sitting. - "The Boy With the U. S. Survey", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.