Suspension Meaning and Definition


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Suspension meaning

Word: Suspension

How to pronounce: səsˈpenʃn

Noun

Definitions:

1. The temporary prevention of something from continuing or being in force or effect.

Example sentences: "The suspension of military action"

2. The system of springs and shock absorbers by which a vehicle is cushioned from road conditions.

Example sentences: "The car's rear suspension"

3. A mixture in which particles are dispersed throughout the bulk of a fluid.

Example sentences: "A suspension of corn starch in peanut oil"

4. A discord made by prolonging a note of a chord into the following chord.

Example sentences: "Santana's own contribution is replete with rubato, ornamentation and suspensions."


Synonyms:

pendant

suspension mount

hanger bracket

suspension bracket

catenary

suspension system

hanging

dangling

suspension arm

pause

stop

discontinuance

interruption

termination

intermission

hiatus

abeyance

temporary suspension

temporary halt

delay

reprieve

latency

respite

moratorium

break


Derivations:

suspended

suspending

suspensive

suspensory

suspender

suspense

suspend


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Suspension in Other Languages...

Spanish:

German: Aussetzung

French: Suspension

Italian: Sospensione

Turkish: Süspansiyon


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