Translation of suspension in Spanish:

suspension

Pronunciation: /səˈspenʃən/

n

  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (hanging, being hung) suspensión (feminine) to hang in suspension in mid-air estar* suspendido en el aire
  • 4 uncountable/no numerable [Cars/Automovilismo] suspensión (feminine)
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    • The running gear features torsion bar suspension with hydraulic shock absorbers at one, two and six road wheel stations and tracks with rubber-metallic pin hinges.
    • The Frontier features a rind leaf spring rear suspension and like the Xterra has the power-assisted rack and pinion steering.
    • It was also given a more conventional rear suspension with leaf springs in a typical Hotchkiss design.
  • 5 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable [Chemistry/Química] suspensión (feminine)
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    • An aerosol is a suspension of very small particles of solid or liquid dispersed in a gas medium.
    • One of the simplest ways of demonstrating that an apparent solution is actually a suspension of microscopic particles is through light scattering.
    • Milk is a colloidal suspension of oil droplets in water.
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    • It does not dissolve the latex particles, but disperses them in suspension.
    • Muds are transported in suspension by surface waters and are widely dispersed from their source area.
    • The lipids are held in suspension as tiny globules known as liposomes, and are delivered by a manual-pump aerosol spray onto the closed eye.

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