Definitions for

Overview of noun suspension

The noun suspension has 7 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) suspension

(a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy)

2. pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension

(a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something)

3. abeyance, suspension

(temporary cessation or suspension)

4. suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement

(an interruption in the intensity or amount of something)

5. suspension, suspension system

(a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle)

6. suspension, dangling, hanging

(the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait")

7. suspension, temporary removal

(a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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