What is suspended?

  • (adj): (of undissolved particles in a fluid) supported or kept from sinking or falling by buoyancy and without apparent attachment.
    Example: "Suspended matter such as silt or mud..."; "dust particles suspended in the air"; "droplets in suspension in a gas"
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Some articles on suspended:

Types of Stream Load - Suspended Load
... Suspended load is composed of fine sediment particles suspended and transported through the stream ... Stream flow keeps these suspended materials, such as clay and silt, from settling on the stream bed ... Suspended load is the result of material eroded by hydraulic action at the stream surface bordering the channel as well as erosion of the channel itself ...
List Of Town Tramway Systems In Ukraine - Autonomous Republic of Crimea
... Kerch Electric 7 Nov 1935 Nov 1941 Operation suspended because of war, not restored ... Simferopol Electric 13 Aug 1 ... Dec 1970 Operation suspended 1941 (or 1942) - 1944 because of war ... Note for Eupatoria Operation suspended 1919 - 1923 because of war ...
Association Football During World War I - Competition
... Between 1915 and 1919 competitive football was suspended in England ... The Football League and FA Cup were suspended and in their place regional league competitions were set up appearances in these tournaments do not count in players' official records ... Even though the Swiss Football League was not suspended, some 5,800 footballers – out of a total of 8,500 – signed up to fight ...
Suspended Athletic Courts
... Many people have started to use suspended athletic courts to cover old athletic courts like tennis courts and basketball courts ... When a suspended court surface is installed over a hard surface, such as concrete, it can reduce the stress as well as hide cracks and reduce the impact of birdbaths or puddles on the court ... Orthopedic specialists agree that these suspended courts are the healthiest and safest outdoors court sports surfaces for tennis and basketball ...
Suspension From The UK Parliament
... Parliament of the United Kingdom, Members of Parliament (MPs) can be suspended from sitting in the House of Commons by the Speaker for "disorderly conduct" ... If the vote is successful, the MP named is suspended for five days for a first offence and 20 days for a second offence, during which time they cannot take part in votes and debates in Parliament ... They also have their pay suspended ...

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Famous quotes containing the word suspended:

    Just as a waterfall grows slower and more lightly suspended as it plunges down, so the great man of action tends to act with greater calmness than his tempestuous desires prior to the deed would lead one to expect.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Faces, suddenly suspended above you;
    faces that you think it’s your business to love
    if only you could remember their names.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    For some people, their idea of getting tough is longer suspended sentences.
    Jeremy Larner, U.S. screenwriter. Senator Crocker Jarman (Don Porter)