Hang

  1. Noun.  Name and trademark of a musical instrument invented and built by PANArt Hangbau AG.
  2. Verb.  (intransitive) To be or remain suspended.
  3. Verb.  (intransitive) To float, as if suspended.
  4. Verb.  (transitive) To hold or bear in a suspended or inclined manner or position instead of erect.
  5. Verb.  (transitive) To cause (something) to be suspended, as from a hook, hanger(,) or the like.
  6. Verb.  (transitive, legal) To execute (someone) by suspension from the neck.
  7. Verb.  (intransitive, legal) To be executed by suspension by one's neck from a gallows, a tree, or other raised bar, attached by a rope tied into a noose.
  8. Verb.  (intransitive, informal) To loiter, hang around, to spend time idly.
  9. Verb.  (transitive) To exhibit (an object).
  10. Verb.  (transitive) To apply (wallpaper or drywall to a wall).
  11. Verb.  (transitive) To decorate (something) with hanging objects.
  12. Verb.  (intransitive, figurative) (rfdef, lang en) .
  13. Verb.  (intransitive, computing) To stop responding to manual input devices such as keyboard or mouse.
  14. Verb.  (transitive, computing) To cause (a program or computer) to stop responding.
  15. Verb.  (transitive, chess) To cause (a piece) to become vulnerable to capture.
  16. Verb.  (intransitive, chess) To be vulnerable to capture.
  17. Noun.  The way in which something hangs.
  18. Noun.  (figuratively) A grip, understanding.
  19. Noun.  (computing) An instance of ceasing to respond to input devices.
  20. Noun.  (musici) An idiophone somewhat similar to a steelpan.
  21. Noun.  (context, Ireland) Cheap, processed ham (cured pork), often made specially for sandwiches.

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This entry was last updated on RefTopia from its source on 3/20/2012.