Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun suspension

7 senses of suspension

Sense 1
suspension -- (a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy)
       => mixture -- ((chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding))

Sense 2
pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension -- (a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something)
       => time interval, interval -- (a definite length of time marked off by two instants)

Sense 3
abeyance, suspension -- (temporary cessation or suspension)
       => inaction, inactivity, inactiveness -- (the state of being inactive)

Sense 4
suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement -- (an interruption in the intensity or amount of something)
       => interruption, break -- (some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity; "the telephone is an annoying interruption"; "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt")

Sense 5
suspension, suspension system -- (a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle)
       => mechanical system -- (a system of elements that interact on mechanical principles)

Sense 6
suspension, dangling, hanging -- (the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait")
       => support, supporting -- (the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; "he leaned against the wall for support")

Sense 7
suspension, temporary removal -- (a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc))
       => debarment -- (the act of prevention by legal means; "they achieved his debarment from holding public office")

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