resuspend

verb re·sus·pend \ (ˌ)rē-sə-ˈspend \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of resuspend

resuspended; resuspending
: 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

resuspension

play \(ˌ)rē-sə-ˈspen(t)-shən\ noun, plural resuspensions
    • resuspension of dust particles

First Known Use of resuspend

1788

in the meaning defined above

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