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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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Communism still hangs heavily over the characters' lives, as when Eka incredulously says, 'You spent the best years of your life in jail because you wanted socialism.
Forty years on from Sir Matt Busby's triumph and 50 years after the Munich air disaster, the weight of history hangs heavily in the air.
In this anticipation hangs heavily in the air as Chris Jericho returns in his first PPV event since Summerslam2005.
Their subjects appear arbitrary--a tornado, a snowy mountain, a heavy-metal musician--though the spirit of Richard Prince's early appropriations hangs heavily over them all.
Supposedly a two-hander, the presence of Hardy's beloved first wife Emma hangs heavily over the story, with references to her pictures, portraits and Hardy's constant praise of her.
With the dollar's recent fall overseas, dealers said downward pressure still hangs heavily on the currency.
This sense of incipient drama hangs heavily over Lewis Baltz's cibachrome print, ``11777 Foothill Boulevard, Los Angeles'' (1991).
AS THE stench of racism hangs heavily over Euro 2012, here's a film which clearly illustrates why it is so wrong to have such misguided feelings.
The unmistakable air of desperation hangs heavily over the entire production, as the filmmakers repeatedly resort to introducing celebrity lookalikes--doubles for Britney Spears, Tom Cruise, George Bush, the cast of "American Idol"--as nothing more than walking-and-talking punchlines.
In the first part of the holiday time hangs heavily.
AS the watch attempts to return to some kind of normality, the investigation into Recall's death hangs heavily over Mick (Anthony Green).