a bridge having a deck suspended from cables anchored at their extremities and usually raised on towers.
a bridge that has a deck suspended by cables or rods from other cables or chains that hang between two towers and are anchored at both ends
- Suspension of disbelief
phrase a willingness to suspend one’s critical faculties and believe the unbelievable; sacrifice of realism and logic for the sake of enjoyment Word Origin coined by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
plural noun, Printing. 1. a series of periods used as an ellipsis.
adjective 1. pertaining to or characterized by suspension. 2. undecided in mind. 3. pertaining to or characterized by suspense. 4. (of words, phrases, etc.) characterized by or expressing suspense; keeping the reader or listener in suspense. 5. having the effect of suspending the operation of something. adjective 1. having the power of deferment; effecting suspension […]
noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. a sol having a solid disperse phase. noun 1. (chem) a system consisting of a suspension of solid particles in a liquid suspensoid sus·pen·soid (sə-spěn’soid’) n. A colloid solution in which the disperse particles are solid and remain sharply demarcated from the fluid in which they are suspended.