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    suspension - Dictionary definition and meaning for word suspension

    Definition
    (noun) a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy Definition
    (noun) a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something Definition
    (noun) temporary cessation or suspension
    Synonyms : abeyance
    Definition
    (noun) an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
    Synonyms : abatement , hiatus , reprieve , respite
    Definition
    (noun) a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
    Synonyms : suspension system
    Definition
    (noun) the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)
    Synonyms : dangling , hanging
    Example Sentence
    • there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait
    Definition
    (noun) a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)
    Synonyms : temporary removal
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