Noun Definition


1.Definition: (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written

Related Noun(s):stave

Category: General

2.Definition: a rod carried as a symbol

Category: General

3.Definition: a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose

"He walked with the help of a wooden staff"

Category: Objects

4.Definition: building material consisting of plaster and hair; used to cover external surfaces of temporary structure (as at an exposition) or for decoration

Category: General

5.Definition: personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task

"The hospital has an excellent nursing staff", "The general relied on his staff to make routine decisions"

Category: General

6.Definition: the body of teachers and administrators at a school

"The dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university"

Related Noun(s):faculty

Category: General