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stages, plural;
  1. Present a performance of (a play or other show)
    • - the show is being staged at the Goodspeed Opera House
  2. (of a person or group) Organize and participate in (a public event)
    • - UDF supporters staged a demonstration in Sofia
  3. Cause (something dramatic or unexpected) to happen
    • - the president's attempt to stage a comeback
    • - the dollar staged a partial recovery
  4. Diagnose or classify (a disease or patient) as having reached a particular stage in the expected progression of the disease

  1. A point, period, or step in a process or development
    • - there is no need at this stage to give explicit details
    • - I was in the early stages of pregnancy
  2. A section of a journey or race
    • - the final stage of the journey is made by taxi
  3. Each of two or more sections of a rocket or spacecraft that have their own engines and are jettisoned in turn when their propellant is exhausted

  4. A specified part of a circuit, typically one consisting of a single amplifying transistor or valve with the associated equipment

  5. A raised floor or platform, typically in a theater, on which actors, entertainers, or speakers perform
    • - there are only two characters on stage
  6. The acting or theatrical profession
    • - I've always wanted to go on the stage
  7. A scene of action or forum of debate, esp. in a particular political context
    • - Argentina is playing a leading role on the international stage
  8. A floor or level of a building or structure
    • - the upper stage was added in the 17th century
  9. (on a microscope) A raised and usually movable plate on which a slide or object is placed for examination

  10. (in chronostratigraphy) A range of strata corresponding to an age in time, forming a subdivision of a series

  11. (in paleoclimatology) A period of time marked by a characteristic climate
    • - the Boreal stage

  1. perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'"
  2. phase: any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
  3. degree: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
  4. plan, organize, and carry out (an event); "the neighboring tribe staged an invasion"
  5. a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience; "he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
  6. the theater as a profession (usually `the stage'); "an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"
  7. Ryan Star, (born January 7, 1978) is a singer-songwriter and musician. He was also a reality television contestant on the CBS show ''''.
  8. In sports, a stage, or leg, or heat, is a unit of a race which has been divided in several parts for the reason such as length of the distance to be covered, as in a multi-day event. ...
  9. Staging is when a cook or chef works briefly, for free, in another chef's kitchen to learn and be exposed to new techniques and cuisines. A stage normally is used to see how a new chef or cook can adapt to the current environment in the kitchen. ...
  10. Stage is David Bowie's second live album, released by RCA in 1978. Though it was rumoured at the time that this would be his final outing with the label, following dissatisfaction over the promotion of Low and "Heroes", Bowie would in fact remain with RCA until 1982.
  11. Stage is a live album released by the American hard rock band Great White in 1995. It was put together by Alan Niven, Great White's former manager, as a contractual release for Zoo Entertainment. ...
  12. In hydrology, stage refers to the water level in a river or stream with respect to a chosen reference height.
  13. a phase; The area, in any theatre, generally raised, upon which an audience watches plays or other public ceremonies; Short for stagecoach, an enclosed horsedrawn carriage used to carry passengers; the number of an electronic circuit’s block, such as a filter, an amplifier, etc; The place on a ...
  14. (Stages) The competitive sections of the rally, also called special stages, where drivers and co-drivers drive as fast as they can to complete the section in the shortest time possible.
  15. (Stages) Steps in the compression of a gas, In reciprocating compressors, each stage usually requires a separate cylinder, in dynamic compressors, each requires a separate rotor disc. (060)
  16. (Stages) In language acquisition studies a stage is a period in a child's development characterised by certain linguistic features. Gordon Wells offers this advice '... 'referring' to stages is nothing more than a convenient way to describe the child's development . ...
  17. (Stages) Indicate how far a breast cancer has spread.
  18. (Stages) Progression of a disease defined by levels or periods of severity: early, mild, moderate, or severe.
  19. (Stages) Typically, a Federal Communications Commission simultaneous multiple round auction employs an activity rule which divides the auction into three stages. Each stage requires bidders to use a certain percentage of their total bidding units in order to maintain maximum eligibility (e.g. ...
  20. (Stages) small 8'x8' risers to full 60'x40' concert stages with wings and roof
  21. Positioning stages are slides that are typically manually driven by a linear actuation device, most commonly a micrometer type mechanism. The devices will smoothly translate to a position which can be measured and then locked into position. ...
  22. Stages are fixed setlists that are performed for a limited amount of time by each of the teams. They are refered to commonly by their number and team who performed it, which means that A2 is the second Stage that Team A performed. ...
  23. Stages determine the concurrent/serial flow for Integrated Content Review workflow tasks. Three types of stages are supported—Creation, Review, and Approval. Once a stage is complete, the tasks for next stage are sent out to the respective task owners.
  24. One of the individual daily races that make up a stage race. For example, the most famous stage race, the Tour de France, is usually made up of about 21 days of racing, each one a separate stage.
  25. a number (usually on a scale of 4) established by the oncologist to describe the degree of invasion of the body by the tumor.