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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suspension, dangling, hangingnoun

    the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)

    "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"

Wiktionary

  1. danglingnoun

    the act of hanging something from above such that it can move freely; suspension

  2. danglingadjective

    suspended from above

ChatGPT

  1. dangling

    Dangling generally refers to something hanging or being suspended loosely. This term is often used to describe a part or a piece that is not properly attached or seems like it might fall off, or an unresolved or unfulfilled aspect in a situation. In grammar, "dangling" refers to a modifier or participle at the beginning of a sentence that is not clearly or logically related to the rest of the sentence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dangling

    of Dangle

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dangling in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dangling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of dangling in a Sentence

  1. Jesse Fox:

    It's all about me. It's putting me in the frame. I'm getting attention and when I post that to social media, I'm getting the confirmation that I need from other people that I'm awesome, you don't care about the tourist attraction you're destroying; you don't care about annoying people in your social media feed ... you're not even thinking about the consequences of your actions, so who cares if you're dangling off the side of the Eiffel Tower?

  2. Eli Jackson:

    It would unfortunately be very uncharacteristic of the gaming community to stick to their guns on this issue for an extended period of time, gamers are largely consumers first and foremost, so game announcements and trailers are like dangling a shiny object in front of a cat.

  3. Wendy Simmons:

    First responders actually climbed up into the dangling cars to get people out.

  4. Matthew Stover:

    Somehow Luke understood - in a way that Lando never had, that Hand and Leia and Chewbacca had simply never grasped - just how dark a place the universe really was. Lando guessed that was where Luke got his humility. His kindness. His gentle faith that people could change for the better. That must have been why he rarely smiled, and almost never made jokes. Because the goodness was all he really had. It was his lifeline. The rope to which he clung, dangling over the abyss.

  5. George Papadopoulos:

    According to public documents today... there was a lot of tradecraft, spycraft going on around my life during that time, so, I certainly wouldn't disabuse the notion that he might have been dangling something to see if I would bite or if the campaign would bite.

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