erect position

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erect position

the patient is held upright standing on its hindlegs.
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Then, he held me by the arms, in an upright position on the top of the stone, and went on in these fearful terms:
As he gathers himself up again into an upright position, or into a position as nearly upright as he ever maintains, he is again conscious of being watched by his companion.
He wondered how some of the shes succeeded in balancing theirs in an upright position, and he came as near to laughing aloud as he ever had, as he contemplated the funny little round things upon the heads of the hes.
But Hetty objected to it because it had numerous dim blotches sprinkled over the mirror, which no rubbing would remove, and because, instead of swinging backwards and forwards, it was fixed in an upright position, so that she could only get one good view of her head and neck, and that was to be had only by sitting down on a low chair before her dressing-table.
He was some time about it; then simultaneously with his recovery of upright position the animal passed at one bound from profoundest slumber into most tumultuous activity.
It seemed to me that he had scarce gained an upright position when the weapon was half-way upon its journey, speeding like an arrow toward Ajor.
When she had at last attained an upright position, she towered to a stature of two or three inches over six feet.
Around the table the knights were struggling into an upright position in their seats and twirling their moustaches.
He maintained an upright position, his head up and his eyes fixed on the horse above him and falling upon him.
Manama: Traffic police in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province have arrested a driver whose trailer in the upright position crashed into an overhead sign on the Jubail highway.
When reclined, the furniture can tip forward if the consumer exits without bringing the chair to an upright position, posing a fall hazard.
Mean [+ or -] standard deviation (SD) (range) intraocular pressure for flamingos with the head in an upright position was right eye (OD) = 10.