pendent definition

  • adjective:
    • Hanging down; dangling; suspended.
    • Projecting; overhanging.
    • Awaiting settlement; pending.
    • Dangling, sagging or suspended.
    • pending in several sensory faculties.
    • incomplete in certain good sense, such lacking a finite verb.
    • Projecting over anything; overhanging.
    • Supported from overhead; suspended; depending; pendulous; hanging.
    • Jutting over; projecting; overhanging.
    • held from above
  • noun:
    • Variant of pendant1.
    • Alternative spelling of pendant.
    • See pendant.
    • branched lighting fixture; usually embellished; hangs from the roof
    • an adornment that hangs from some precious jewelry (necklace or earring)
  • others:
    • Hanging; suspended; pendulous.
    • Jutting over; overhanging; projecting: as, a pendent stone.
    • In botany, dangling on its stalk or help using apex pointed vertically downward, as a flower or fruit.
    • A pendentive.
    • Grammatically incomplete. Additionally pendant.

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