dangling definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or being a modifier, specifically a participle or participial expression, that grammatically modifies the topic of its sentence but semantically modifies another component of the sentence or an unstated referent, as nearing Dallas into the sentence Approaching Dallas, the skyline came into view. See Usage Note at participle.
    • suspended from above
  • noun:
    • the work of holding anything from above such that it can go easily; suspension system
    • the work of suspending anything (dangling it from above therefore it moves easily)
  • verb:
    • Present participle of dangle.

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