- the state in which the particles of a substance are mixed with a fluid but are undissolved.
- a substance in such a state.
- the prolongation of a tone in one chord into the following chord, usually producing a temporary dissonance.
- the tone so prolonged.
Origin of suspension
OTHER WORDS FROM suspensionnon·sus·pen·sion, nounpre·sus·pen·sion, nounre·sus·pen·sion, noun
Words nearby suspension
Example sentences from the Web for suspension
In hindsight, however, he feels that the suspension has “had a positive impact on the fraternal community.”
In essence, they placed a bunch of solar panels in the form of a suspension bridge on top of the lift.
This suspension, Masters said, had been forced upon ARNN by the Dial Global lawsuit.
“This is not a judgment of guilt, nor is it a suspension of any other canonical penalty,” Canary wrote.
His punishment: Suspension from all team activities indefinitely, pending a criminal investigation of the charges.
A suspension seat for tractors produced by the Bostrom Corporation in 1921.
Suspension deferred the execution of penalties incurred by heresy, either for a term of years, or until a council should decide.
Early in the session the government requested the house to renew the act for the suspension of Habeas Corpus: it was granted.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Suspension is a punishment by which a party is temporarily deprived of his rights and privileges as a Mason.The Principles of Masonic Law|Albert G. Mackey
With the first suspension, the rope broke; but the second attempt to hang the prisoner was successful.Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913|Harris Newmark
British Dictionary definitions for suspension
- a postponement of execution of a sentence or the deferring of a judgment, etc
- a temporary extinguishment of a right or title