1.1(In knot-tying) the main part of the rope as opposed to the free end.
More example sentences
- Instead, have a doubled piece of whipping twine handy and after pulling the tag end of the mono down between the two standing parts, as it were, make a half-hitch around them with the length of whipping twine to jam the tag end in place.
Definition of standing part in:
- The British & World English dictionary