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Suspensions

Control Processes in Eastern Europe from Iconoclasm to Cybernetics

Wladimir Velminski

suspension, n. [1]

1. the act of suspending.

2. the state of being suspended.

3. temporary abrogation or withholding, as of a law, privilege,

decision, belief, etc.

4. stoppage of payment of debts or claims because of financial

inability or insolvency.

5. Chem. a. the state in which the particles of a substance are mixed

with a fluid but are undissolved. b. a substance in such a state.

6. Physical Chem. a system consisting of small particles kept dispersed

by agitation (mechanical suspension) or by the molecular motion in

the surrounding medium (colloidal suspension).