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holding pattern

  

      n   the oval or circular path of an aircraft flying around an airport awaiting permission to land  
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holding  
      n  
1    land held under a lease and used for agriculture or similar purposes  
2    often pl   property to which the holder has legal title, such as land, stocks, shares, and other investments  
3      (Sport)   the obstruction of an opponent with the hands or arms, esp. in boxing  
      adj  
4      (Austral)  
informal   in funds; having money  


holding company  
      n   a company with controlling shareholdings in one or more other companies  
holding operation  
      n   a plan or procedure devised to prolong the existing situation  
holding paddock  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z.)   a paddock in which cattle or sheep are kept temporarily, as before shearing, etc.  
holding pattern  
      n   the oval or circular path of an aircraft flying around an airport awaiting permission to land  

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n.
1. conical-shaped iron basket brazier, holding a fire to be burned as a beacon 2. open lamp or firepan carried on a pole, once used as portable illumination
[Hist.]
n.
a pair of straps used by men for holding up trousers or pants
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
n.
a perfect or typical speciman; an original model or pattern; prototype
n.
the imagined perception of a pattern or meaning where it does not actually exist
considering the moon to have human features
exp.
1. to stop using an addictive substance abruptly and completely. 2. to undergo sudden and complete withdrawal from a habitual activity or behavior pattern. 3. to begin or do something without planning, preparation, or practice.
n.
very large collection of digital data, whose analysis allows to predict patterns and behaviours through inductive reasoning
[Tech.] big data can be applied to behavioural retargeting in marketing, but also to predict epidemies through Google searches or analysing DNA
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