a state of temporary cessation of the vital functions.
a temporary cessation of the vital functions, as by freezing an organism
suspended animation sus·pend·ed animation (sə-spěn’dĭd)
A temporary interruption of the vital functions resembling death.
- Suspended sentence
noun 1. a sentence of imprisonment that is not served by an offender unless he commits a further offence during its currency Compare deferred sentence
noun 1. Usually, suspenders. Also called, especially British, braces. adjustable straps or bands worn over the shoulders with the ends buttoned or clipped to the waistband of a pair of trousers or a skirt to support it. 2. British. garter. 3. a hanging cable or chain in a suspension bridge connecting the deck with the […]
noun, British. 1. garter belt. suspender belt noun 1. a belt with suspenders hanging from it to hold up women’s stockings US and Canadian name garter belt
verb (used with object) 1. to hang by attachment to something above: to suspend a chandelier from the ceiling. 2. to attach so as to allow free movement: to suspend a door on a hinge. 3. to keep from falling, sinking, forming a deposit, etc., as if by hanging: to suspend solid particles in a […]