Pendent vs Dangling - What's the difference?

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Pendent is a synonym of dangling.


As adjectives the difference between pendent and dangling

is that pendent is dangling, drooping, hanging down or suspended while dangling is suspended from above.

As nouns the difference between pendent and dangling

is that pendent is while dangling is the act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.

As a verb dangling is

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pendent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Dangling, drooping, hanging down or suspended.
  • * 1936 , Djuna Barnes, Nightwood , Faber & Faber 2007, p. 71:
  • The doctor's head [...] was framed in the golden semi-circle of a wig with long pendent curls that touched his shoulders
  • * 1986 , Bryant W Rossiter, Roger C Baetzold, Investigations of Surfaces and Interfaces
  • An interesting development has been the analysis of the image of a pendent drop by a video digitizer.
  • pending in various senses.
  • either hanging in some sense, or constructed of multiple elements such as the voussoirs of an arch or the pendentives of a dome, none of which can stand on its own, but which in combination are stable.
  • incomplete in some sense, such as lacking a finite verb.
  • (label) Projecting over something; overhanging.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • ----

    dangling

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • suspended from above
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.
  • The act of following or trailing around.
  • * 1866 , Mark Lemon, Falkner Lyle, Or, The Story of Two Wives
  • Falkner's quick-sighted honour would not have tolerated your brother's danglings at the skirts of beauty.

    Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * dangling modifier