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suspended (adj.)

1530s, "temporarily deprived of privilege," past-participle adjective from suspend. Meaning "delayed" is from 1782, first attested in suspended animation. Meaning "hung from something" is from 1796. In law, suspended sentence attested from 1833.

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Definitions of suspended

suspended (adj.)
(of undissolved particles in a fluid) supported or kept from sinking or falling by buoyancy and without apparent attachment;
suspended matter such as silt or mud...
dust particles suspended in the air
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