HyperDic: suspension

English > 7 senses of the word suspension:
NOUNsubstancesuspensiona mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
timesuspension, pause, intermission, break, interruptiona time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
statesuspension, abeyancetemporary cessation or suspension
eventsuspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatementan interruption in the intensity or amount of something
artifactsuspension, suspension systema mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
actsuspension, dangling, hangingthe act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)
actsuspension, temporary removala temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)
suspension > pronunciation
Soundssahspeh'nshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > suspension: 7 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy.
NarrowermashA mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water
resuspensionA renewed suspension of insoluble particles after they have been precipitated
slurryA suspension of insoluble particles (as plaster of Paris or lime / lime or clay etc.) usually in water
vapor, vapourA visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
Broadermixture(chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
Spanishsuspensión
Catalansuspensió
Verbssuspendcause to be held in suspension in a fluid
English > suspension: 7 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something.
Synonymspause, intermission, break, interruption
NarrowerblackoutA suspension of radio or tv broadcasting
caesuraA pause or interruption (as in a conversation)
dead airAn inadvertent interruption in a broadcast / broadcast during which there is no sound
delay, hold, time lag, postponement, waitTime during which some action is awaited
halftimeAn intermission between the first and second half of a game / game
lapseA break or intermission in the occurrence of something
letup, lullA pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished
respite, rest, relief, rest periodA pause for relaxation
time-outA brief suspension of play
Broadertime interval, intervalA definite length of time marked off by two instants
Spanishinterrupción, pausa, suspensión
Catalaninterrupció, pausa, suspensió
Verbssuspendstop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it
English > suspension: 7 senses > noun 3, state
Meaningtemporary cessation or suspension.
Synonymabeyance
Narrowercold storageIn a state of abeyance or postponement
deferral, recessA state of abeyance or suspended business
moratoriumsuspension of an ongoing activity
standdown, stand-downA suspension and relaxation from an alert state or a state of readiness
Broaderinaction, inactivity, inactivenessThe state of being inactive
Spanishdesuso, espera, suspensión, suspenso
Catalansuspensió
Verbssuspendstop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it
English > suspension: 7 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningAn interruption in the intensity or amount of something.
Synonymsrespite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement
Narrowerdefervescenceabatement of a fever as indicated by a reduction in body temperature
remission, remittal, subsidenceAn abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)
Broaderinterruption, breakSome abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
Spanishrespiro, suspensión
Catalanrespir, suspensió
Verbssuspendstop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it
English > suspension: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle.
Synonymsuspension system
Part ofcar, railcar, railway car, railroad carA wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
motor vehicle, automotive vehicleA self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
Partsshock absorber, shock, cushionA mechanical damper
Broadermechanical systemA system of elements that interact on mechanical principles
Spanishsuspensión
Catalansuspensió
English > suspension: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely).
Synonymsdangling, hanging
Broadersupport, supportingThe act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
Spanishsuspensión
Verbssuspendcause to be held in suspension in a fluid
suspendhang freely
English > suspension: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningA temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc).
Synonymtemporary removal
Narrowerrusticationtemporary dismissal of a student from a university / university
BroaderdebarmentThe act of prevention by legal means
Spanishsuspensión, suspensión temporal
Catalansuspensió, suspensió temporal
Verbssuspendbar temporarily

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