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suspension US English

The action of suspending someone or something or the condition of being suspended, in particular

suspension US Thesaurus

the suspension of army operations

air suspension US English

A system of vehicle suspension using compressed air to damp vibrations.

sports suspension US English

Suspension fitted to high-performance vehicles, typically stiffer than that found in ordinary vehicles, having the effect of keeping the tyres in contact with the road more effectively, giving the vehicle better handling.

suspension bridge US English

A bridge in which the weight of the deck is supported by vertical cables suspended from larger cables that run between towers and are anchored in abutments at each end

suspension feeder US English

An aquatic animal which feeds on particles of organic matter suspended in the water, especially a bottom-dwelling filter feeder

independent suspension US English

A form of vehicle suspension in which each wheel is supported independently of the others

mark of suspension US English

A written character used to indicate that a word has been contracted.