sustained

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life sustained in the presence of air or oxygen aerobiosis
bombing, sustained barrage
noise, loud sustained clamor , hubbub , racket
increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes) global warming
state of sustained elation high
loud sustained noise resembling the cry of a hound howl
sustained dull painful emotion mental anguish
(law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract) nominal damages
sustained bass note pedal , pedal point
vascular tumor of the adrenal gland; hypersecretion of epinephrine results in intermittent or sustained hypertension phaeochromocytoma , pheochromocytoma
sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states physical process , process
sustained effort pull
held or sustained to full value in music tenuto
sustained muscular contraction resulting from a rapid series of nerve impulses tetanus
(music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value tie
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