Suspension may refer to:

In science and engineering:

  • Suspension (topology), in mathematics
  • Suspension (dynamical systems), in mathematics
  • Suspension (chemistry), mixture of two chemicals with the property that one does not rapidly settle out
  • Suspension (vehicle), system of linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels
  • Suspension (motorcycle), system of linkages that connects a motorcycle to its wheels
  • Bicycle suspension, system of linkages that connects a bicycle to its wheels
  • The superstructure of a suspension bridge
  • Suspensory behavior, a type of arboreal locomotion most popularly exhibited by primates
  • Thunk (delayed computation), in computer science


  • Suspended animation, a dormant state or frozen effects of time
  • Suspension (music), one or more notes temporarily held before resolving to a chord tone
  • Suspension (punishment), form of punishment for violating rules in the workforce and academia
  • Suspension bondage, the act of suspending a human body using suspension ropes, cables, or chains
  • Suspension (body modification), the act of suspending a human body from hooks that have been put through body piercings
  • Suspension (film), 2008 film directed by Alec Joler and Ethan Shaftel

Other articles related to "suspension":

Audi RS 4 - B7 (Typ 8E, 2006–2008) - B7 Suspension and Steering
... Audi's "Dynamic Ride Control" (DRC) "Sports Suspension" mechanism ... In the RS 4 suspension, a fluid hydraulic linkage between diagonally opposing front and rear suspension dampers (left front to right rear, and vice-versa) is used to counteract ... Lightweight magnesium/aluminium alloy multi-link suspension arms (four arm with virtual steering axis up front, and trapezoidal arm with unequal length track ...
Suspension Of Judgment
... Suspension of judgment is a cognitive process and a rational state of mind in which one withholds judgments, particularly on the drawing of moral or ethical ... The opposite of suspension of judgment is premature judgment, usually shortened to prejudice ... the information relevant to such a judgment, suspension of judgment involves waiting for all the facts before making a decision ...
Suspension (topology)
... In topology, the suspension SX of a topological space X is the quotient space of the product of X with the unit interval I = ... One can also view the suspension as two cones on X glued together at their base (or as a quotient of a single cone) ... called the unreduced, unbased, or free suspension of, to distinguish it from the reduced suspension described below ...
Jorge Larrionda - 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup - United States V Spain
... described the card as "questionable" and the resulting suspension - which forced Bradley to miss the final against Brazil - as "cruel." The Guardian, while ...
A. J. Allmendinger - Racing Career - 2012 - Suspension
... On July 24, it was announced by NASCAR that Allmendinger was suspended indefinitely after the "B" sample tested positive for a banned stimulant, which was revealed to be amphetamines ... He will participate in the Road to Recovery program ...

Famous quotes containing the word suspension:

    There are two kinds of liberalism. A liberalism which is always, subterraneously authoritative and paternalistic, on the side of one’s good conscience. And then there is a liberalism which is more ethical than political; one would have to find another name for this. Something like a profound suspension of judgment.
    Roland Barthes (1915–1980)

    If the oarsmen of a fast-moving ship suddenly cease to row, the suspension of the driving force of the oars doesn’t prevent the vessel from continuing to move on its course. And with a speech it is much the same. After he has finished reciting the document, the speaker will still be able to maintain the same tone without a break, borrowing its momentum and impulse from the passage he has just read out.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C)

    That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)