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standing room

space in which to stand, as in a theater, stadium, or the like.
accommodation for standing.
Origin of standing room
1595-1605 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for standing room
  • Unfortunately the fire code did not permit standing room.
  • It's standing room only, with crowds often spilling into the street.
  • standing room is available at almost any performance, but you must line up hours before the show.
  • Several hundred persons who could not find even standing room were turned away from the church.
  • Some of the tickets will be seats, some standing room with tables at the top of the deck.
  • For those interested in observing the wreath ceremony, space is limited to standing room only.
  • Some seating is available for the demonstration, and there is plenty of standing room.
  • The crowd in attendance was of standing room only capacity.
  • There was a standing room only crowd on hand for the sale and following special cow sale.
  • Readers can't get enough of her recommendations while bookstores and libraries offer standing room only whenever she visits.

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