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Definition of Sustain
SustainSustain Sus*tain", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sustained; p. pr. &
vb. n. Sustaining.] [OE. sustenen, susteinen, OF. sustenir,
sostenir, F. soutenir (the French prefix is properly fr. L.
subtus below, fr. sub under), L. sustinere; pref. sus- (see
Sub-) + tenere to hold. See Tenable, and cf.
1. To keep from falling; to bear; to uphold; to support; as,
a foundation sustains the superstructure; a beast sustains
a load; a rope sustains a weight.
Every pillar the temple to sustain. --Chaucer.
2. Hence, to keep from sinking, as in despondence, or the
like; to support.
No comfortable expectations of another life to
sustain him under the evils in this world.
3. To maintain; to keep alive; to support; to subsist; to
nourish; as, provisions to sustain an army.
4. To aid, comfort, or relieve; to vindicate. --Shak.
His sons, who seek the tyrant to sustain. --Dryden.
5. To endure without failing or yielding; to bear up under;
as, to sustain defeat and disappointment.
6. To suffer; to bear; to undergo.
Shall Turnus, then, such endless toil sustain?
You shall sustain more new disgraces. --Shak.
7. To allow the prosecution of; to admit as valid; to
sanction; to continue; not to dismiss or abate; as, the
court sustained the action or suit.
8. To prove; to establish by evidence; to corroborate or
confirm; to be conclusive of; as, to sustain a charge, an
accusation, or a proposition.
Syn: To support; uphold; subsist; assist; relieve; suffer;
Sustain Sus*tain", n.
One who, or that which, upholds or sustains; a sustainer.
I waked again, for my sustain was the Lord. --Milton.
Meaning of Sustain from wikipedia
- envelope generator
with four parameters: attack, decay, sustain
(ADSR). The Hammond Novachord
in 1938 uses an early
- A sustain pedal
or sustaining pedal
(also called damper
pedal, loud pedal, or open pedal) is the most commonly
in a modern
piano. It is typically...
is the ability
of a system
to exist constantly
at a cost, in a universe
that evolves towards thermodynamic
equilibrium, the state
is a parameter
of musical sound
in time. Sustain
may also refer
(album), a 2007 album
by ska punk band Buck-O-Nine Sustained
is a 2018 composition
by the American composer Andrew
Norman. The work was premiered
4, 2018 by the Los Angeles
- Sustainable energy
is the practice
of using energy
in a way that "meets the needs
of the present without compromising
of ****ure generations...
to: Fernandes Sustainer
, a guitar accessory
God the Sustainer
, the concept
of a God who sustains
and upholds everything
Unit Space Transport
is a concept first proposed
in 2002 by the United States
and United States Marine
is the fifth studio album
from Buck-O-Nine and was released
in the United States
7, 2007 on Asian
and in Canada
and Sustainable Energy Reviews
is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research
energy. It is published
in 12 issues
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