follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

suspension points

noun, Printing.
1.
a series of periods used as an ellipsis.
Also called breaks.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for suspension points
  • The incident apparently was caused by the failure of one of the two suspension points of the scaffold.
  • When hanging wide pictures, two suspension points may be desirable.
  • The eight chains are grouped into four suspension points of two chains each.
  • Heat leak occurs at the ends of the magnets and at the suspension points.
  • The sizes of the two platforms and the coordinates of the suspension points, with respect to the same frame have to be known too.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for suspension points

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for suspension

12
16
Scrabble Words With Friends