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noun , plural standbys
  1. State of readiness without being immediately involved.
    The troops were on in case of an attack.
  2. (Travel) Waiting at the airport in the hope of getting a seat on a flight that is already booked out.
  3. Something that is standard, well-tested, or frequently used.
    That recipe is an old , and she keeps the ingredients around in case of unexpected guests.''
verb 
  1. (Particularly in radio transmissions) Wait briefly.
    Standby while I check that for you.

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