Suspension

Technology / Motorcycle / Suspension: The system of components that reduce the impact of surface bumps and serves to keep the wheels in better contact with the road or ground, thereby improving control and traction. A typical motorcycle suspension includes a pair of fork tubes for the front, as well as a swingarm with one or two shock absorbers for the rear suspension.

Other Words for Suspension

Suspension Verb Synonyms: debarring, disbarment, exclusion, elimination, rejection, expulsion, ejection, eviction, deprivation, denial
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Willing Suspension Of Disbelief

Entertainment / Literature / Willing Suspension Of Disbelief: Temporarily and willingly setting aside our beliefs about reality in order to enjoy the make-believe of a play, a poem, film, or a story. Perfectly intelligent readers can enjoy tall-tales about Pecos MORE

Plunger Suspension

Technology / Motorcycle / Plunger Suspension: In the 1930’s the "plunger" motorcycle frame suspension began to replace the rigid frames of earlier bikes. This was designed so the rear axle would move up and down two vertical posts to absorb roa MORE

Tentacle-Tube-Foot Suspension Feeder

Science / Marine Biology / Tentacle-Tube-Foot Suspension Feeder: Suspension feeder that traps particles on distinct tentacles or tube feet (in echinoderms) MORE

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