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(of undissolved particles in a fluid) supported or kept from sinking or falling by buoyancy and without apparent attachment

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But that day, about eleven o'clock in the morning, Nicholl having accidentally let a glass slip from his hand, the glass, instead of falling, remained suspended in the air.
Suddenly Michel, taking a spring, left the floor and remained suspended in the air, like Murillo's monk of the Cusine des Anges .
Or, if it is true that in order to fly on the earth's surface, to keep oneself suspended in the air merely by the play of the muscles, there requires a strength a hundred and fifty times greater than that which we possess, a simple act of volition, a caprice, would bear us into space, if attraction did not exist."
As he ran he put his hand into his pocket and took out the branched stick from which the sling for shooting squirrels was suspended. When he came to the creek that was shallow and splashed down over the stones, he dashed into the water and turned to look back, and when he saw his grandfather still running toward him with the long knife held tightly in his hand he did not hesitate, but reaching down, se- lected a stone and put it in the sling.
'I was not harming the child, madam,' said I, scarce knowing whether to be most astonished or displeased; 'he was tumbling off the wall there; and I was so fortunate as to catch him, while he hung suspended headlong from that tree, and prevent I know not what catastrophe.'
The day was clear and carried the gaze out as far as the blue sky went; there were a few white clouds suspended idly over the horizon.
In the midst of this room stood a couch, draped with curtains of all the colours of the rainbow, and suspended by golden cords so that it swayed with the Castle in a manner which rocked its occupant delightfully to sleep.
"It's the same as a powder-magazine suspended over our heads."
Later on, the first time that he caught hold, mechanically, of the ropes to the towers, and hung suspended from them, and set the bell to clanging, it produced upon his adopted father, Claude, the effect of a child whose tongue is unloosed and who begins to speak.
Then, suspended above the abyss, borne to and fro by the formidable swinging of the bell, he seized the brazen monster by the ear-laps, pressed it between both knees, spurred it on with his heels, and redoubled the fury of the peal with the whole shock and weight of his body.
To her surprise an unseen hand clutched her and held her suspended in the air.
The next moment a broad-leaved plant was jerked from the ground where it grew and held suspended in the air before the Wizard.
He said the reason behind the suspended accounts was the Indian staff at the regional headquarters of the social media giants.
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 9 (ANI): Hours after suspending Thar Express in the wake of the abrogation of Article 370 with regard to Jammu and Kashmir by India, Pakistan on Friday suspended the bus service between New Delhi and Lahore.