stanza

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From Italian stanza.

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stanza ‎(plural stanzas)

  1. A unit of a poem, written or printed as a paragraph; equivalent to a verse.
  2. (architecture) An apartment or division in a building.
  3. (computing) An XML element which acts as basic unit of meaning in XMPP.
    • 2011, P. Saint-Andre, RFC 6120 - Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP): Core
      Definition of XML Stanza: An XML stanza is the basic unit of meaning in XMPP..
    • 2009, Tim Riley, Adam Goucher, Beautiful Testing: Leading Professionals Reveal How They Improve Software
      Whenever an XMPP client generates an XML stanza, it typically constructs the XML of the stanza by building up a structured document...
    • 2009, John Rittinghouse, James F. Ransome, Cloud Computing: Implementation, Management, and Security
      Technically speaking, federation is the ability for two XMPP servers in different domains to exchange XML stanzas.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *stantia ‎(standing, stopping-place), from Latin stare.

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stanza f ‎(plural stanze)

  1. room
  2. stanza

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *stantia ‎(standing, stopping-place), from Latin stō, stāre, from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-.

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stanza f (plural stanzas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) room

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