independent suspension

independent suspension

noun
an automotive suspension system in which each wheel is attached to the frame independently, so that a road bump affecting one wheel has no effect on the others.

Origin:
1925–30

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Main Entry:  independent suspension
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a type of motor vehicle suspension with each wheel supported separately
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