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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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The threat of war in the Middle East hangs heavy on investor nerves, pushing up the price of oil and, by extension, energy prices across the region.
That threat hangs heavy over Harte, 24, one of the Premiership's top free-kick specialists.
Metaphor hangs heavy over the story's quartet of lovers.
At a local pub, the Gaelic language still hangs heavy during discussion of the latest rugby match.
The smell of tear gas hangs heavy in the air, and most restaurants and shops are closed.
The worst-case scenario--that of it being mothballed--still hangs heavy in the air.
The granting of autonomy to Mindanao, an island home to five million Muslims in the southern part of Philippines, is still being debated by a wary Philippines Congress, given that the deaths of 44 elite policemen who were ambushed in that area hangs heavy on the conscience of the government and public.
THE fallout from Tata Steel's decision to sell its European Long Products operations still hangs heavy over Teesside.
Given the animal's record, doubt hangs heavy on likelihood of the camera traps tracing it.