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hang

noun

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1 a downward slope
  • Don't ski that hang—it's too dangerous.
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2 the extent to which something hangs or dips below a straight line
  • There's too much hang in the bunting on the parade float—nothing should be touching the ground.
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hang

verb

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1 to place on an elevated point without support from below
  • Hang your coats on the coat rack in the hall.
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2 to be determined by, based on, or subject (to)
  • Our plan to go to the amusement park has all been worked out; now it just hangs on the weather.
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3 to be limp from lack of water or vigor
  • As they neared the end of the long, hard march all but the most hardy were hanging, and some could barely put one foot in front of the other.
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4 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air
  • Hanging just above the horizon was a little pink cloud.
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5 to find a basis
  • That's very slim evidence upon which to hang a theory.
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