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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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A slew of financial reforms, including hiking the FDI limit in the insurance sector and the setting up of the Pension Funds Regulatory and Development Authority, have been hanging fire
However, given the fact that the Bill has been hanging fire for several years because of the intransigence of some regional parties, women MPs reckoned that it was high time a consensus was evolved.
India's development of Chabahar port has been hanging fire since 2003.
Fire stands with shed for hanging fire extinguishers and fire buckets at different vulnerable places of fire prone area at bina project
Uttar Pradesh chief minister ( CM) Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party ( SP) government had in May 2012 scrapped the ambitious project,which has been hanging fire since the idea was first floated in 2001,when Rajnath Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party was the CM.
The airport project has been hanging fire for nearly a decade.
I haven't decorated the nursery, I haven't bought any clothes, I'm just hanging fire.
BIRMINGHAM City are hanging fire on a decision about Guy Moussi.
The going at Newcastle was described as good to firm, firm in places and clerk of the course and Journal columnist James Armstrong is hanging fire on watering until the forecast is clearer.
Olympiad has obvious claims having won a two-mile handicap at York but Barry Simpson, racing manager to owner Sir Robert Ogden, suggests hanging fire on backing the four-year-old.