squat-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: sit on heels

I'm squatting next to my flat tire, examining the small rip.
Don't come back till you have craps in your calves from squatting.
Joshua and Will were squatting in an inch of water.
The children were squatting in a shady corner.
HE squatted beside her.

VerbNet: assuming_position-50,spatial_configuration-47.6
FrameNet: Posture,Change_posture
PropBank: squat.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: be low, wide, and close to the earth

It was one of the three houses on the road, each squatting on ten acres.
The building squatted low.
There were swedish meatballs squatting in brown pools.
The building squatted in the midst of the courtyard.
Air conditioning units squatted beside the building.

VerbNet: spatial_configuration-47.6
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: squat.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: Illegally reside in a dwelling

I'm not so much a human as a psychic parasite squatting in a human body.
Today, climbers are still squatting at Camp Four.
Such protests have involved squatting in churches.

VerbNet: lodge-46
FrameNet: Residence
PropBank: squat.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3