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stance

A body position.

stance

A body position. See Pugilistic stance.

stance

way of standing or the phase of gait (walking or running) in which the body is supported, usually by one or both feet being on the ground (although can include other methods of support such as crutches).

stance

static, erect position

stance

the posture or position.

sawhorse stance
see sawhorse posture.
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It is also a good stance for a police officer, called the "Interview" stance, as it puts their holster farther away from the person being questioned.
Manama: Bahrain's Prime Minister Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa has highlighted the importance of a unified stance among partner states.
Moreover, the Ministry, in a statement, forwarded by BNA, said that Kingdom calls for supportive Arab and Islamic stance to attain "the desired momentum to have influence on the international community in order to achieve the desired reform in the manner that reinforces peace and security.
While the sensitivity of the domestic political situation determined Lebanon's stance in the Security Council, the decision by Arab countries at the time to disassociate themselves from any stance generated a campaign by protestors in Syrian cities against this stance, under the slogan "your silence is killing us.
The three supervisors were able to enact their stances in practice to differing degrees, due to factors such as time available for supervision, student learning needs, the university's expectation of supervisors, and prior supervising experience.
All that we have reached with Olmert's government, we presented to them, and therefore the Israeli side has to say their stance.
A 44 call places the ends in a three-point stance with an inside shade on the offensive tackles.
As quirky and awkward as some look, there is usually methodical madness to some of baseball's strangest batting stances.
There was a lot of questioning and crazy rhetoric that the bill would slam the door on all future shareholder lawsuits," he says, citing Cox's tough stance in the face of enormous pressure from the House Commerce Committee while preparing his shareholder bill back in 1995.
Park's life story that includes memories of the Ku Klux Klan, segregation, and her very famous stance of not giving up her bus seat.
There are similarities between these two types of stances but some significant differences as well.
As OWI's link to the anti-hunting entity became known, numerous pro-hunting groups urged their members to enlighten OWI officials about AHA's stance and implore OWI to exclude AHA from the rebate offer.