suspension

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a liquid with solid particles in it, not settling to the bottom nor floating on the surface

Accounting

  • noun an act of stopping something for a time

Aviation

  • noun the act of state of hanging freely from a point

Cars & Driving

  • noun a system of springs, arms and dampers which supports the body of a vehicle and insulates it and its occupants from road shocks transmitted by the wheels
  • noun a mixture of fine, non-settling particles of any solid within a liquid or gas

Commerce

  • noun the act of stopping someone working for a time

Electronics

  • Any device or system which serves to cushion objects from vibrations, jolts, shocks, or other movements. A suspension also provides structural support to that which is cushions.
  • A mixture in which macroscopically visible solid particles are present in a liquid or gas, but do not float nor settle on the bottom of the vessel. Also, the solid particles so suspended.
  • A device or structure which serves to attach a speaker to the basket.
  • A fine wire that supports the moving element of a meter, such as that in a moving-coil galvanometer.

Politics

  • noun a punishment by which someone has to leave a place for a time
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