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suspended action abeyance
conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers aerial tramway , cable tramway , ropeway , tram , tramway
coalescing of small particles that are suspended in solution; these larger masses are then (usually) precipitated agglutinating activity , agglutination
serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion amnionic fluid , amniotic fluid , waters
suspended animation in organisms during periods of extreme drought from which they revive when moisture returns anabiosis
medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck aventail , camail , ventail
ornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar) baldachin
physical pendulum consisting of a large mass suspended from a rod; its displacement is used to measure the velocity of a projectile ballistic pendulum
elongated tethered balloon or blimp with cables or net suspended from it to deter enemy planes that are flying low barrage balloon
balance consisting of a lever with two equal arms and a pan suspended from each arm beam balance
movement of particles suspended in fluid or gas Brownian motion
random motion of small particles suspended in a gas or liquid Brownian motion , Brownian movement , pedesis
compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant car , gondola
ornate suspended lighting device chandelier
ceiling, branched lighting fixture suspended from chandelier
visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude cloud
colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid colloidal solution , colloidal suspension , sol
lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis crane
aqueous part of the cytoplasm within which various particles and organelles are suspended cytosol
Greek courtier to Dionysius the Elder who (according to legend) was condemned to sit under a naked sword that was suspended by a hair in order to demonstrate to him that being a king was not the happy state Damocles had said it was (4th century BC) Damocles
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