suspension

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suspension
  • noun
    The temporary prevention of something from continuing or being in force or effect. (the suspension of military action)
    The system of springs and shock absorbers by which a vehicle is cushioned from road conditions. (the car's rear suspension)
    A mixture in which particles are dispersed throughout the bulk of a fluid. (a suspension of corn starch in peanut oil)
    A discord made by prolonging a note of a chord into the following chord.

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