self-suspension

self-suspension

 [self″sus-pen´shun]
suspension of the body by the head and axillae for the purpose of stretching the vertebral column.
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"They, not the chest or belly injuries, are consistent with the explanation of self-suspension and subsequent collapse."
"I accept the cause of death as hanging and I will record Mr Whiteside died from the effects of self-suspension in conditions which are uncertain."
'The defendant had been put on permanent self-suspension. He has over 100 lawyers in his firm.
Senior IOC member Patrick Hickey, who has also vehemently denied any wrongdoing, has imposed a self-suspension since he was involved in an IrishOlympicCommittee ticket scandal and in September resigned from the IOC Executive Board.
Todays action to suspend all fresh beef shipments from Brazil supersedes the self-suspension.
In sections on concurrent programming concepts, real-time scheduling analysis, and advanced topics they discuss such topics as deadlock, interprocess communication based on shared variables, network communication, self-suspension and schedulability analysis, and internal structures and operating principles of Linux real-time extensions.
It read: "He died as a result of self-suspension Speed as Wales captain but the evidence does not sufficiently determine whether this was intentional or accidental."
He added: "He died as a result of self-suspension but the evidence doesn't sufficiently determine whether this was intentional or accidental."
Graham Smith Suffering self-suspension Yet another albatross to hand around racing's neck.
Mr Hinchliff recorded a verdict of unlawful killing over Ms Tadesse's death last March, and said Mr Asfaw killed himself by "self-suspension".
It offers too what Levine calls "serious pleasures": just as novel readers took pleasure in both the anticipation and the postponement of plot resolution, so did seekers of knowledge experience "pleasure in ignorance" (9), "the joy of self-suspension." In short, what this book explores is the union of "a skeptical realist epistemology with a suspenseful narrative form" in Victorian literary, scientific, and philosophical texts (12).
Cecchi Gori's self-suspension, according to sources, came after his creditor banks -- which include Merrill Lynch, Banca di Roma and Monte dei Paschi -- forced him to give up management of the group.