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hang

Forensics verb
To suspend a thing or person by a rope, cord or other object.
 
Medspeak
To place a blood product or volume expander on a pole or other device above the patient’s heart so that an IV infusion occurs by gravity and the rate is controlled by a valve.
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Losec issue continues to hang heavily over AstraZeneca's short-term future.
Australia's former Test captain Mark Taylor believes South Africa's tag as World Cup favourites could hang heavily around their necks.
The army and people of the DPRK (North Korea) will never remain a passive onlooker to the prevailing touch-and-go situation where dark clouds of a nuclear war are gathering to hang heavily over the inviolable territory of their country," according to the report on the Korean Central News Agency.
But they have lost batsman Virender Sehwag to a shoulder injury and Dyson believes the favourites tag could begin to hang heavily around their shoulders as the matches get tougher.
THE SPECTRE of Jose Mourinho will hang heavily over Anfield in the coming weeks after Liverpool meekly surrendered yet more points with a third successive Premier League draw.