- adj. In an original position.
- adj. In a proper position.
- adj. Established; in operation.
- adv. Into a proper or intended position; into place.
- adv. Used as a location adverb for a figurative location
- adv. Without changing position.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. in proper position; timely.
- adv. in the original or natural place or site
“At the final curtain, Mickey asked the audience to stay in place until we exited, and as we went up the aisle, the audience began singing “America the Beautiful”—more lump-in-throat time.”
“Non-EU Norway and Switzerland are members and Turkey's customs union agreement in place since 1996 actually anticipated Turkey's inclusion.”
“Dark brown eyes that were far too small for his face peered out from beneath strange hoods of flesh, as if the skin had been pulled down from his forehead and up from his cheeks, then stitched in place by the corners of his eyes.”
“Following the initial examination the sandbag levees were strengthened, while a command post, including the mobile crime scene unit, was established in a turnaround by the side of the Red River Road, with a strict sign-in policy in place to ensure that no further contamination of the area occurred.”
“Inside a flip-up lid that was in place to prevent accidental activation was a black-and-yellow-striped button boldly labeled containment breach.”
“Cables that held the masts in place lie in coils on the deck and a steam-powered winch that might have been added in the early 1900s is visible in the bow section.”
“The Horace Waters piano is in place again near the staircase.”
“The Deepwater Horizon was not anchored to the bottom with cables, but was "dynamically positioned" - held in place by eight 7,375-horsepower thrusters that worked in a computer-coordinated water ballet to keep her above the well head nearly a mile below.”
“What if, Kerr asks, we could help reconnect motor neurons to grow axonal nerves along their neural pathways according to normal developmental cues—which are still in place in newborns—so that they could develop a normal nervous system?”
“In appointing Calas as satrap, the king was making use of a Persian title and keeping in place the Persian structure of government.”
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