sit in session

sit in session

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  • Sit — Sit, v. i. [imp. {Sat}({Sate}, archaic); p. p. {Sat} ({Sitten}, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sitting}.] [OE. sitten, AS. sittan; akin to OS. sittian, OFries. sitta, D. zitten, G. sitzen, OHG. sizzen, Icel. sitja, SW. sitta, Dan. sidde, Goth. sitan,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sit — vi sat, sit·ting 1: to occupy a place as a member of an official or formal body sit in Congress sit on a board of directors 2: to hold a session: conduct official business the court sit s in the state capital Merr …   Law dictionary

  • Session — Ses sion, n. [L. sessio, fr. sedere, sessum, to sit: cf. F. session. See {Sit}.] 1. The act of sitting, or the state of being seated. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] So much his ascension into heaven and his session at the right hand of God do import.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sit — [sit] vi. sat, sitting [ME sitten < OE sittan, akin to ON sitja, Ger sitzen < IE base * sed , to sit > L sedere, Gr hizein, Welsh seddu, to sit] 1. a) to rest the weight of the body upon the buttocks and the back of the thighs, as on a… …   English World dictionary

  • session — late 14c., periodical sitting of a court, from O.Fr. session, from L. sessionem (nom. sessio) act of sitting, from pp. stem of sedere to sit (see SEDENTARY (Cf. sedentary)). Sense of period set aside for some activity is first recorded 1920, in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • session — [sesh′ən] n. [ME < L sessio < sedere, to SIT] 1. a) the sitting together or meeting of a group; assembly, as of a court, legislature, council, etc. b) a continuous, day to day series of such meetings c) the term or period of such a meeting… …   English World dictionary

  • sit — [v1] rest on one’s behind bear on, be seated, cover, ensconce, give feet a rest*, grab a chair*, have a place, have a seat, hunker*, install, lie, park*, perch*, plop down*, pose, posture, put it there*, relax, remain, rest, seat, seat oneself,… …   New thesaurus

  • sit|ting — «SIHT ihng», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a) a meeting or session of a court, legislature, commission, or anything like it: »The hearing lasted for six sittings of the court. b) the period of time occupied by this. 2. a) a time of remaining seated:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • session — ► NOUN 1) a period devoted to a particular activity: a training session. 2) a meeting of a council, court, or legislative body to conduct its business. 3) a period during which such meetings are regularly held. 4) an academic year. 5) informal a… …   English terms dictionary

  • sit-in — 1936, in ref. to session musicians; 1937, in ref. to union action; 1941, in ref. to student protests …   Etymology dictionary

  • sit in — verb 1. attend as a visitor Can I sit in on your Intermediate Hittite class? • Hypernyms: ↑attend, ↑go to • Verb Frames: Somebody s PP 2. participate in an act of civil disobedience • Derivationall …   Useful english dictionary

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