freestanding


free·stand·ing

adjective \ˈfrē-ˈstan-diŋ\

: standing alone without being attached to or supported by something else

Full Definition of FREESTANDING

1
:  standing alone or on its own foundation free of support or attachment <a freestanding wall>
2
:  independent 1; especially :  not being part of or affiliated with another organization <a freestanding clinic> <a freestanding city> <a freestanding computer store>

Examples of FREESTANDING

  1. <a freestanding CD player that can easily be hooked up to your existing components>
  2. <it's a freestanding store, not a franchise>

First Known Use of FREESTANDING

1876

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

free·stand·ing

adjective \ˈfrē-ˈstand-iŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FREESTANDING

: being independent; especially : not part of or affiliated with another organization <a freestanding surgical center> <a freestanding emergency clinic>

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