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Noun suspension has 7 senses
  1. suspension - a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 has particulars: slurry; resuspension; mash; vapor, vapour
    Derived form: verb suspend2
  2. pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension - a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
    --2 is a kind of time interval, interval
    --2 has particulars:
     lapse; blackout; caesura; dead air; delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait; halftime; respite, rest, relief, rest period; time-out; letup, lull
    Derived form: verb suspend4
  3. abeyance, suspension - temporary cessation or suspension
    --3 is a kind of inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
    --3 has particulars:
     cold storage; deferral, recess; moratorium; standdown, stand-down
    Derived form: verb suspend4
  4. suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement - an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
    --4 is a kind of interruption, break
    --4 has particulars: defervescence; remission, remittal, subsidence
    Derived form: verb suspend4
  5. suspension, suspension system - a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
    --5 is a kind of mechanical system
    --5 is a part of
     motor vehicle, automotive vehicle; car, railcar, railway car, railroad car
    --5 has parts: shock absorber, shock, cushion
  6. suspension, dangling, hanging - the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"
    --6 is a kind of support, supporting
    Derived forms: verb suspend1, verb suspend2
  7. suspension, temporary removal - a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)
    --7 is a kind of debarment
    --7 has particulars: rustication
    Derived form: verb suspend3
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