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Definition of Suspension scale
Suspension scale 3. A conditional withholding, interruption, or delay; as, the
suspension of a payment on the performance of a condition.
4. The state of a solid when its particles are mixed with,
but undissolved in, a fluid, and are capable of separation
by straining; also, any substance in this state.
5. (Rhet.) A keeping of the hearer in doubt and in attentive
expectation of what is to follow, or of what is to be the
inference or conclusion from the arguments or observations
6. (Scots Law) A stay or postponement of execution of a
sentence condemnatory by means of letters of suspension
granted on application to the lord ordinary.
7. (Mus.) The prolongation of one or more tones of a chord
into the chord which follows, thus producing a momentary
discord, suspending the concord which the ear expects. Cf.
Pleas in suspension (Law), pleas which temporarily abate or
suspend a suit.
Points of suspension (Mech.), the points, as in the axis or
beam of a balance, at which the weights act, or from which
they are suspended.
Suspension bridge, a bridge supported by chains, ropes, or
wires, which usually pass over high piers or columns at
each end, and are secured in the ground beyond.
Suspension of arms (Mil.), a short truce or cessation of
operations agreed on by the commanders of contending
armies, as for burying the dead, making proposal for
surrender or for peace, etc.
Suspension scale, a scale in which the platform hangs
suspended from the weighing apparatus instead of resting
Syn: Delay; interruption; intermission; stop.
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