resuspend

verb
re·​sus·​pend | \ (ˌ)rē-sə-ˈspend How to pronounce resuspend (audio) \
resuspended; resuspending

Definition of resuspend

transitive verb

: to suspend (something) again Dredging would resuspend toxic materials, making them available to fish and wildlife in the bay.— Richard Wolkomir A nine-year study of 367,000 children in Detroit found seasonal fluctuation in blood-lead levels resulted from resuspended dust contaminated with lead.— Helen Gregory

Other Words from resuspend

resuspension \ (ˌ)rē-​sə-​ˈspen(t)-​shən How to pronounce resuspend (audio) \ noun, plural resuspensions
resuspension of dust particles

First Known Use of resuspend

1788, in the meaning defined above

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“Resuspend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resuspend. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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