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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of remaining inactive or stationary.
  • n. A period of time spent waiting.
  • idiom in waiting In attendance, especially at a royal court.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of wait.
  • n. Watching.
  • n. The act of staying or remaining in expectation.
  • n. Attendance, service.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a. & n. from wait, v.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Watching; hence, an ogling.
  • n. The act of staying or remaining in expectation.
  • n. Attendance; service.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being and remaining ready and available for use
  • n. the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something)

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