standing part

noun

1
: the part of a tackle made fast to the block or to any point or object
distinguished from running part
2
: the part of a rope around which turns are taken with the running part in making a knot or bend
3
: the part of a hook opposite the point

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“Standing part.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/standing%20part. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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