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suspension points

plural noun, Printing.
a series of periods used as an ellipsis.
Also called breaks.
Origin of suspension points
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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.

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