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Suspension 1Definition: The act of suspending, or the state of being suspended; pendency; as, suspension from a hook.
Suspension 2Definition: Especially, temporary delay, interruption, or cessation
Suspension 3Definition: Of labor, study, pain,
Suspension 4Definition: Of decision, determination, judgment,
etc.; as, to ask a suspension of judgment or opinion in view of evidence to be produced.
Suspension 5Definition: Of the payment of what is due; as, the suspension of a mercantile firm or of a bank.
Suspension 6Definition: Of punishment, or sentence of punishment.
Suspension 7Definition: Of a person in respect of the exercise of his office,
etc.; as, the suspension of a student or of a clergyman.
Suspension 8Definition: Of the action or execution of law,
etc.; as, the suspension of the
habeas corpus act.
Suspension 9Definition: A conditional withholding, interruption, or delay; as, the suspension of a payment on the performance of a condition.
Suspension 10Definition: The state of a solid when its
particles are mixed with, but
undissolved in, a fluid, and are capable of separation by straining; also, any substance in this state.
Suspension 11Definition: A keeping of the hearer in doubt and in attentive expectation of what is to follow, or of what is to be the inference or conclusion from the
Suspension 12Definition: A stay or postponement of execution of a sentence condemnatory by
letters of suspension granted on application to the lord ordinary.
Suspension 13Definition: The prolongation of one or more
tones of a chord into the chord which
follows, thus producing a momentary discord, suspending the concord which the ear
expects. Cf. Retardation.
suspension 14Definition: a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position
suspension 15Definition: the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it
moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"
suspension 16Definition: a mechanical system of
springs or shock
absorbers connecting the wheels and
axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
suspension 17Definition: an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
suspension 18Definition: temporary cessation or suspension
suspension 19Definition: a mixture in which fine
particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
suspension 20Definition: a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something