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  Words related to suspension

Related / Similar Words: temporary removal, dangling, hanging, suspension system, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement, abeyance, pause, intermission, break, interruption

 

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

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    Hyponyms: rustication, defervescence, remission, remittal, subsidence, cold storage, deferral, recess, moratorium, standdown, stand-down, slurry, resuspension, mash, vapor, vapour, lapse, blackout, caesura, dead air, delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait, halftime, respite, rest, relief, rest period, time-out, letup, lull

     

    Part Meronyms: motor vehicle, automotive vehicle, car, railcar, railway car, railroad car

     

    Derivational Morphology: suspend, debar, hang, dangle, abate, let up, slack off, slack, die away, freeze, break, break away, pause, intermit, hesitate

     

     
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