noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy.
- keep quiet
Words that Rhyme with Suspension
Example sentences of the word suspension
1. Noun, singular or mass
The front suspension, cross member and engine will come out as a single unit.
Quotes containing the word suspension
1. Love as education is one of the great powers of the world, but it hangs in a delicate suspension; it achieves its harmony as seldom as does love by the senses. Frustrated, it creates even greater havoc, for like all love it is a madness.
- Thornton Wilder, The Ides of March
2. Smoke veils the air like souls in drifting suspension, declining the war's insistence everyone move on.
- Jayne Anne Phillips, Lark & Termite
noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely).
- be active
noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle.
- mechanical system
- automotive vehicle
- railroad car
- railway car
- motor vehicle
- shock absorber
noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc).
noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] an interruption in the intensity or amount of something.
- let go of
noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] temporary cessation or suspension.
- cold storage
noun. ['səˈspɛnʃən'] a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something.
- dead air
- rest period
- time lag