What is Hanging?

Hanging definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
the act, an instance, or the form of capital punishment carried out by suspending one by the neck from a gallows, gibbet, or the like, until dead.
Often hangings. something that hangs or is hung on the walls of a room, as a drapery or tapestry.

a suspending or temporary attaching, as of a painting: a careless hanging of pictures.

punishable by, deserving, or causing death by hanging: a hanging crime; a hanging offense.
inclined to inflict death by hanging: a hanging jury.
suspended; pendent; overhanging: a hanging cliff.
situated on a steep slope or at a height: a hanging garden.

directed downward: a hanging look.
made, holding, or suitable for a hanging object.


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