independent suspension

Definition of independent suspension

of a vehicle

  1. :  a type of suspension (the parts of a vehicle that connect the body to the wheels) in which each wheel has its own set of supports for the body of the vehicle This car has four-wheel independent suspension.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not dependent: such as

    :  not subject to control by others :  self-governing

    :  not affiliated with a larger controlling unit

  1. :  a sectarian of an English religious movement for congregational autonomy originating in the late 16th century, giving rise to Congregationalists, Baptists, and Friends, and forming one of the major political groupings of the period of Cromwell

    :  one that is independent

    :  one that is not bound by or definitively committed to a political party

  1. :  the act of suspending :  the state or period of being suspended: such as

    :  temporary removal (as from office or privileges)

    :  temporary withholding (as of belief or decision)

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