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stanchionnoun [C]

uk   /ˈstɑːn.tʃən/  us   /ˈstæn-/
a ​fixedverticalbar or ​pole used as a ​support for something: If this stanchion is ​removed, the ​stairs will ​collapse. His 18-yard ​shothit the stanchion (= ​goalpost) and went back into ​play.
(Definition of stanchion from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stanchion”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于支撑的)支柱,杆…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於支撐的)支柱,杆…
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