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Synonyms for suspension

Synonyms for suspension

the condition of being temporarily inactive

the act of putting off or the condition of being put off

Synonyms for suspension

a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy

an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle

the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)

a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)

References in classic literature ?
"Peace, Sancho," said Don Quixote; "thou seest my suspension and retirement is not to exceed a year; I shall soon return to my honoured calling, and I shall not be at a loss for a kingdom to win and a county to bestow on thee."
We so rely upon the orderly operation of familiar natural laws that any seeming suspension of them is noted as a menace to our safety, a warning of unthinkable calamity.
The United States, as now composed, have no powers to exact obedience, or punish disobedience to their resolutions, either by pecuniary mulcts, by a suspension or divestiture of privileges, or by any other constitutional mode.
In the seminary building there was an excitement so deep and profound that it expressed itself in a kind of hushed silence, a transient suspension of life, as those most interested approached the crucial moment.
The mineral and organic substances which it holds in suspension heightens its transparency.
"But," said the Englishman, "this looks very much like a suspension of payment."
His invitation was proudly declined; whereupon he went to them in person, and succeeded in effecting a suspension of hostilities until the chiefs of the two tribes could meet in council.
MERTHYR TYDFIL Spent: PS203,197.72 Longest suspension: 429 days MONMOUTHSHIRE Spent: PS417,685.41 Longest suspension: 457 days NEATH PORT TALBOT Spent: PS1,012,365 Longest suspension: 678 days NEWPORT Spent: PS119,180 Longest suspension: 374 days POWYS Spent: PS817,066.12 Longest suspension: 1,167 days PEMBROKESHIRE Spent: PS145,759.88 Longest suspension: 392 days Pembrokeshire council said they had paid PS34,163.71 at a corporate level and PS111,596.17 to school staff.
Suspension control is based on electromagnetic force, which couples the electromagnetic force, the suspension gap and the electromagnet coil current together (Zhou, Hansen, and D F, C H, and Li 2010).
The report said black students from pre-K to second grade were five times more likely than their white counterparts to receive an out-of-school suspension, and twice as likely to receive in-school suspension.
The article appears to suggest that I hold responsibility for the suspension of police officers.
This demand has fuelled the need of advanced suspension systems which in turn is driving the growth of the air suspension systems market.
Suspension Concentrates: Preparation, Stability and Industrial Applications
It is well known that vehicle suspension system plays a great role in evaluating vehicle dynamics performances including ride comfort, road handling, and suspension deflection.
According to the recent study, the motorcycle suspension system market is expected to register moderate growth during the forecast period owing to the increasing frequency of suspension replacement, growing population, and increased demand for comfort is expected to drive the growth of the market.