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Overview of noun standby

The noun standby has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) standby

(something that can be relied on when needed)

2. understudy, standby

(an actor able to replace a regular performer when required)

Overview of adj standby

The adj standby has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. standby

(ready for emergency use; "a standby generator"; "a standby crew") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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