Holding

Definition of Holding

Hold´ing
n.1.The act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining.
2.A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another.
3.That which holds, binds, or influences.
4.The burden or chorus of a song.
Holding note
(Mus.) a note sustained in one part, while the other parts move.

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