plural noun Printing.
a series of periods used as an ellipsis.
Words nearby suspension points
Origin of suspension points
First recorded in 1915–20
Also called breaks, suspension periods.
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British Dictionary definitions for suspension point
mainly US one of a group of dots, usually three, used in written material to indicate the omission of a word or wordsCompare ellipsis (def. 2)
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