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Definition of hanging:

  1. Adapted for sustaining a hanging object; as, the hanging post of a gate, the post which holds the hinges.
  2. Death by suspension; execution by a halter.
  3. of Hang
  4. Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter.
  5. Suspended from above; pendent; as, hanging shelves.
  6. That which is hung as lining or drapery for the walls of a room, as tapestry, paper, etc., or to cover or drape a door or window; - used chiefly in the plural.
  7. The act of suspending anything; the state of being suspended.


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