suspension-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: dispersed particles floating in a liquid mixture

Commentary: SUSPENSION[+entity][+substance][+mixture][+liquid][+particle][+dispersed]

The medication is a milky suspension that must be shaken before using.
The agitator in the vat keeps the slurry in suspension.
It's a suspension of corn starch in peanut oil.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a state of temporary cessation of an activity

Commentary: SUSPENSION[+state][+cessation][+temporary][+of_activity]
NOTE: compare with Sense 5 which refers to a temporary loss of privilege

We were surprised to hear of the suspension of diplomatic talks.
Critics say the film requires too great a suspension of belief.
There was a brief suspension of wind and rain in the eye of the storm.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 4

Sense Number 3: a mechanical system of springs

Commentary: SUSPENSION[+entity][+artifact][+mechanical][+system][+springs]

This luxury car uses a new type of suspension.
The suspension on the front wheels of the old truck is shot.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 4: the act of physically dangling an object

Commentary: SUSPENSION[+event][+physical][+dangling][+of_object]

We marveled at the woman's suspension by a single foot from the trapeze.
The suspension of a rope bridge over that ravine allows hikers to cross with greater safety.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6

Sense Number 5: a temporary debarment, revoking of a privilege

Commentary: SUSPENSION[+state][+cessation][+temporary][+debarment][+of_privilege]

The incident led to the suspension of four students at the high school.
The front page news story was about the suspension of two police officers.
Their team was penalized with a four-game suspension for bad conduct.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 7