- 1A piece of jewelry that hangs from a chain worn around the neck.More example sentences
- Gold and silver jewellery pendants, earrings and bracelets in the shape of hearts, have made their appearance.
- Learn to make all types of jewellery - bracelets, pendants, brooches and rings, easily and affordably.
- My palm was clammy from holding onto the gold pendant hanging from my neck for so long in the summer temperature.
- 1.1A necklace with a pendant.More example sentences
- The trend has changed so radically that pretty, feminine summer dresses, hot tropical prints and sweet pastels look positively unfinished without necklaces, bangles, pendants and earrings.
- Sipping drinks and smoking like chimneys, the crowd flocked the ramp from all side as models presented sequences for earrings, pendants, necklaces and bracelets.
- The collection has necklaces, earrings, pendants, rings, and bracelets.
- 1.2A light designed to hang from the ceiling.More example sentences
- For the exhibit, she designed a leather pendant light incorporating fibre optics.
- At a recent meeting it was agreed to look for a new grant to service the installation of lights, pendants, door locks, window locks and door views.
- The group have installed telephones, pendants, sensor lights and provided security locks for a large number of people in the areas.
- 1.3The part of a pocket watch by which it is suspended.More example sentences
- At a loss for words, the boy could only stare, gaping at his pendant that now lay suspended in the air before his very eyes.
- If someone needs help if she has fallen and can't get up, she can now click on a pendant or wristwatch that taps into a support system.
- He closed the pendant and tenderly tucked it into his pocket.
- 1.4 Nautical A short rope hanging from the head of a ship’s mast, yardarm, or clew of a sail, used for attaching tackles.More example sentences
- They are trained to locate, detect and attach recovery pendants in deep water.
- 2 An artistic, literary, or musical composition intended to match or complement another: the triptych’s pendant will occupy the corresponding wall in the south transeptMore example sentences
- The suspended hulls, which are conceived as a pendant to the vases, seem to confirm the artist's preoccupation with history.
- And the detached, studied, as well as learned tone of his work acts as a pendant to his quest for self-knowledge.
- His somewhat more compact work, liberally illustrated with colour, was published by the Royal Collection and forms a happy pendant to Russell.
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- Hanging downward; pendent: pendant flowers on frail stemsMore example sentences
- It's this tale and the attractive, pendant cream flowers, smattered within by deep pink spots, that wins so many votes.
- Rise and fall flexes from pendant lights mean you can pull the light down for atmosphere and push up for more general light.
- People over the age of 65 living alone or with another person over the same age are entitled to apply for a safe and secure pendant medical alarm unit.
Middle English (denoting an architectural decoration projecting downward): from Old French, literally 'hanging', present participle of the verb pendre, from Latin pendere.