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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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That's the way to get spiked or tripped, so I hung back out of trouble at the start and let the field string out a bit.
His answer, in brief, is it was the willingness of both men to grapple with the full consequences of the newest ideas of space, time, and dimension, when others who had come before them cautiously hung back.
And while Camilla Parker Bowles accompanied him on his trek, she hung back, giving him plenty of space and time to come to terms with his bereavement.
When we got there we all started skating but the JFA guys hung back.
For too long now, we've hung back, allowing our critics to set the pace.
Such was the speed of the Sierra, said police, that the pursuing car hung back at a safe distance so as not to panic the driver.
The merger, linking the makers of two of the world's best known drugs - Astra's ulcer treatment Losec and Zeneca's cancer drug tamoxifen - ends years of speculation about the future of the companies, which had hung back from the tide of consolidation sweeping the industry.