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staging definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the production of a drama on the stage [syn: theatrical production, staging]
2: a system of scaffolds [syn: scaffolding, staging]
3: travel by stagecoach
4: getting rid of a stage of a multistage rocket

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century 1. scaffolding 2. a. the business of running stagecoaches b. the act of journeying in stagecoaches 3. the act of putting on a play 4. a. the moving of troops or matériel forward in several stages b. the assembling of troops or matériel in transit in a particular place

U.S. Military Dictionary

Assembling, holding, and organizing arriving personnel, equipment, and sustaining materiel in preparation for onward movement. The organizing and preparation for movement of personnel, equipment, and materiel at designated areas to incrementally build forces capable of meeting the operational commander's requirements. See also staging area. (JP 3-35)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the presentation of a play etc. 2 a a platform or support or scaffolding, esp. temporary. b shelves for plants in a greenhouse. Phrases and idioms: staging area an intermediate assembly point for troops in transit. staging post a regular stopping-place, esp. on an air route.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Staging Sta"ging, n. A structure of posts and boards for supporting workmen, etc., as in building. 2. The business of running stagecoaches; also, the act of journeying in stagecoaches.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. [U. S.] Platform, scaffold.



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