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English definition of “suspend”

suspend

verb (HANG)    /səˈspend/
[T usually + adv/prep] to hang : The builders worked on wooden platforms , suspended by ropes from the roof of the building . It was very uncomfortable lying on the hospital bed with my legs suspended in the air .Hanging and suspending [T usually + adv/prep] If small pieces of solid material are suspended in a gas or a liquid , they hang or float in the gas or liquid : The drug is suspended in a saline solution . A cloud of smoke was suspended in the air .Physical and chemical processes
(Definition of suspend verb (HANG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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