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abeyance temporary suspension or cessation. [1/2 definitions]
aerosol a suspension of liquid or solid particles in a gas. [1/2 definitions]
automatism automatic, mechanical, or involuntary action, as in the operation of many bodily organs, in the actions of one not in conscious control, such as a sleepwalker, or in the suspension of conscious control so as to allow subconscious expression, as in art. [1/2 definitions]
cease-fire a temporary suspension of hostilities; truce. [1/2 definitions]
colloid in chemistry, a suspension of a very finely ground or divided substance in a gas, liquid, or solid, such that suspended particles tend not to settle out. [1/3 definitions]
dispersion in chemistry, a suspension of dispersed particles in a gas, liquid, or solid substance. [1/4 definitions]
eluviation the movement through soil of material that is in suspension or solution in rainwater or snow melt.
flocculate to form lumps or masses, as soil, clouds, or particles in suspension. [1/2 definitions]
halt1 a stop or suspension of activity. [1/4 definitions]
layoff the dismissal or temporary suspension of employees. [2 definitions]
lowrider a customized car having a low suspension so that the body nearly reaches the road. [1/2 definitions]
moratorium a temporary ban on, or suspension of, some activity considered to be bad or unhealthful. [1/2 definitions]
outage a suspension of functions or operations, usu. because of electrical failure. [1/2 definitions]
shock absorber any of several devices that absorb the force of impacts, esp. a hydraulic or pneumatic tube in the suspension system of an automobile.
slurry a thin suspension of an insoluble substance, such as clay, in water or another liquid.
stay1 a temporary suspension of a legal proceeding. [1/12 definitions]
time-out a brief suspension of play in an athletic contest that is not counted in the time allotted for the game. [1/2 definitions]
Tyndall effect the scattering and polarization of light by colloidal particles within a suspension.
waiver the intentional relinquishing of a right, claim, or privilege, or a suspension of an existing rule or policy. [1/2 definitions]