What is Perch?
Perch definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a pole or rod, usually horizontal, serving as a roost for birds.
any place or object, as a sill, fence, branch, or twig, for a bird, animal, or person to alight or rest upon.
a high or elevated position, resting place, or the like.
a small, elevated seat for the driver of any of certain vehicles.
a pole connecting the fore and hind running parts of a spring carriage or other vehicle.
a post set up as a navigational aid on a navigational hazard or on a buoy.
British. a linear or square rod.a measure of volume for stone, about 24 cubic feet (0.7 cubic meters).
Textiles. an apparatus consisting of two vertical posts and a horizontal roller, used for inspecting cloth after it leaves the loom.
Obsolete. any pole, rod, or the like.
verb (used without object)
to alight or rest upon a perch.
to settle or rest in some elevated position, as if on a perch.
verb (used with object)
to set or place on or as if on a perch.
to inspect (cloth) for defects and blemishes after it has been taken from the loom and placed upon a perch.