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  • 1 Stage — (st[=a]j), n. [OF. estage, F. [ e]tage, (assumed) LL. staticum, from L. stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Static}.] 1. A floor or story of a house. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. An elevated platform on which an orator may speak, a play be… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Stage — or Stages may refer to:* A condition, feeling or, period. **In geology, a faunal stage **In medicine, cancer staging **In psychology, developmental stage theories **In hydrology, a stream gauge **In bicycle races, a stage of a race **In video… …

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  • 3 Stage — (st[=a]j), v. t. To exhibit upon a stage, or as upon a stage; to display publicly. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 stage — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French estage abode, story of a building, state, from Vulgar Latin *staticum, from Latin stare to stand more at stand Date: 14th century 1. a. one of a series of positions or stations one above the… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 stage — See: AT STAGE OF THE GAME, HOLD THE STAGE, ON THE STAGE, SET THE STAGE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 Stage 2 — IntroductionA Stage 2 is a set of questions (usually six, one for each team in the finals of a quiz) with one common connection.The points system of a Stage 2 gives the team cracking the connection points based on when the Stage 2 is cracked,… …

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  • 7 STAGE — s. m. La résidence que doit faire chaque nouveau chanoine, afin de pouvoir jouir des revenus attachés à la prébende dont il a pris possession.  Il se dit aussi de L espace de temps pendant lequel les avocats sont obligés de fréquenter le barreau… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 8 STAGE — n. m. Période de préparation par laquelle doivent passer ceux qui aspirent à certaines professions, pour être admis à les exercer. Faire son stage dans une étude de notaire, dans un hôpital, au barreau …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 9 stage — 1. An element of the missile or propulsion system that generally separates from the missile at burnout or cut off. Stages are numbered chronologically in order of burning. 2. To process, in a specified area, troops which are in transit from one… …

    Military dictionary

  • 10 Stage lighting instrument — Stage lighting instruments are used in stage lighting to illuminate theatrical productions, rock concerts and other performances taking place in live performance venues. They are also used to light television studios and sound stages.Terminology… …

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  • 11 Stage box — Stage Stage (st[=a]j), n. [OF. estage, F. [ e]tage, (assumed) LL. staticum, from L. stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Static}.] 1. A floor or story of a house. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. An elevated platform on which an orator may speak …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Stage carriage — Stage Stage (st[=a]j), n. [OF. estage, F. [ e]tage, (assumed) LL. staticum, from L. stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Static}.] 1. A floor or story of a house. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. An elevated platform on which an orator may speak …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Stage door — Stage Stage (st[=a]j), n. [OF. estage, F. [ e]tage, (assumed) LL. staticum, from L. stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Static}.] 1. A floor or story of a house. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. An elevated platform on which an orator may speak …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Stage lights — Stage Stage (st[=a]j), n. [OF. estage, F. [ e]tage, (assumed) LL. staticum, from L. stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Static}.] 1. A floor or story of a house. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. An elevated platform on which an orator may speak …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Stage micrometer — Stage Stage (st[=a]j), n. [OF. estage, F. [ e]tage, (assumed) LL. staticum, from L. stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Static}.] 1. A floor or story of a house. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. An elevated platform on which an orator may speak …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Stage wagon — Stage Stage (st[=a]j), n. [OF. estage, F. [ e]tage, (assumed) LL. staticum, from L. stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Static}.] 1. A floor or story of a house. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. An elevated platform on which an orator may speak …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Stage whisper — Stage Stage (st[=a]j), n. [OF. estage, F. [ e]tage, (assumed) LL. staticum, from L. stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Static}.] 1. A floor or story of a house. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. An elevated platform on which an orator may speak …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Stage combat — is a specialized technique in theatre designed to create the illusion of physical combat without causing harm to the performers. It is employed in live stage plays as well as operatic and ballet productions. The term is also used informally to… …

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  • 19 Stage-to-film adaptation — Stage to film is a term used when describing a motion picture that has been adapted from a stage play. There have been stage to film adaptations since the beginning of motion pictures. Many of them have been nominated for, or have won, awards.… …

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  • 20 Stage diving — is the act of leaping from a concert stage onto the crowd below, a stage antic whose origin is variously credited to Iggy Pop or Peter Gabriel. It is often the precursor to crowd surfing.Initially seen as confrontational and extreme, stage diving …

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