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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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ISLAMABAD: At just 19 years old, a blood-stained family legacy could hang heavy on the shoulders of Benazir Bhutto's only son Bilawal.
Alby is haunted by the loan shark and his debts hang heavy over his head and his future.
Until there is a decision on the two charges brought against Inzamam ( ball tampering and bringing the game into disrepute ( the accusations hang heavy on the entire squad, who may struggle for motivation in the meantime.
Hang heavy items, such as pictures and mirrors, away from beds, couches and anywhere people sit.
That Carsten Holler was originally a scientist; that Doig lives in Trinidad; that Bontecou bowed out of the art world for a long time; that Kaoru Arima runs the Art Drug Center in Japan; that Mangelos was the pseudonym for a Croatian art historian; that Relph and Payne were kicked out of art school--all hang heavy, figuring as part of the aesthetic and importance of their work.