1 the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided; "the game ended in a draw"; "their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie" [syn: draw, tie]
2 the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand [syn: repulsion]
- Stand off
- Stand-off (Adjective)
Standoff may refer to:
- Standoff (decorative) Finished spacers with caps, used to mount signs, glass and other substrates to walls, millwork, and almost any other surface.
- Standoff (separator), used in mechanics and electronics to separate two parts from one another.
- A social confrontation or conflict, such as an impasse, stalemate, or Mexican standoff.
- Standoff distance, a certain safety distance away from a hazard or objective (live bomb, fire, artillery aimpoint, etc.) that is mandated by some kind of standard operating procedure.
- Standoff (TV series), a canceled FOX television series.
- Standoff (film), a 1998 film written and directed by Andrew Chapman.
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