Definition: Meaning of, hanging in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈhaŋɪŋ /

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hanging hangings
  1. [uncountable and countable] the act of killing someone by putting a rope around their neck and dropping them, used as a punishment
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  2. [countable] a large piece of cloth that is hung on a wall as a decoration
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hanging used in phrases

  • Hanging Gardens of Babylon (noun)
    1. a terraced garden at Babylon watered by pumps from the Euphrates; construction attributed to Nebuchadnezzar around 600 BC
  • cliff-hanging (adjective)
    1. of a situation characterized by or causing suspense
  • hanging basket (noun)
    1. a basket with plants growing in it that is hung on the outside of a building as decoration
  • hanging chad (noun)
    1. a chad that is incompletely removed and hanging by one corner
  • hanging fly (noun)
    1. any of various mecopterous insects of the family Bittacidae
  • hanging geranium (noun)
    1. a commonly cultivated trailing South American plant with peltate leaves and rosy flowers
  • hanging wall (noun)
    1. the upper wall of an inclined fault
  • wall hanging (noun)
    1. as a tapestry decoration that is hung on a wall or over a window
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