What does the word hanging mean?

Usage examples for hanging

  1. That accounts for the charge hanging together. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  2. I believe that I understand the position- they've been hanging fire, haven't they? – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  3. In fact, she seems to me much better than while the fellow was hanging about. – Washington Square by Henry James