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suspended animation

a temporary cessation of the vital functions, as by freezing an organism
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We have also asked her not to impose President's Rule or keep the House in suspended animation. People have elected us for five years.
The characters' journey to distant solar systems is made possible by a familiar science fiction concept: suspended animation. This acts as a solution to the problem of interplanetary travel in a universe that's, frankly, just too damn big.
They go into a state of suspended animation, reducing their movement and dramatically slowing their pulse and breathing rate to conserve energy.
If you have ironically been in suspended animation for the past 30 years, Red Dwarf is a situation comedy in a science fiction setting, or a sitsci-comfi as we have come to call them.
The concept of suspended animation for interstellar human spaceflight has often been proposed as a potential far-term solution.
"Things were running ahead in January and February, then we had a prolonged spell of cold weather and things were in suspended animation."
President Pranab Mukherjee signed the proclamation under Art 356 of the Constitution dismissing the Congress government headed by Harish Rawat and placing the Assembly under suspended animation on Sunday morning on the recommendation of the Union Cabinet.
Suspended disbelief or suspended animation - life will return to normal when election fever heats up - the most disturbing part of the 22 conclusions points to "ineffective and unreliable communication," due in part to malfunctioning radios (but not cellphones!) and defective ammunition for grenade launchers.
AI: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (BBC2, Friday, 11.35pm) IN a future America, David, a robotic boy, is created to fill in for a couple's sick child who is in suspended animation until a cure can be found for his illness.
T THERE'S a moment in Art Official Age, one half of Prince's two albums released this week, when a honeyvoiced nurse from the future informs the 56-year-old he has just been woken from a period of suspended animation and has not aged a day.
THE SUPREME Court on Tuesday virtually issued an ultimatum to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and the Centre to resolve the deadlock regarding government formation in Delhi within five weeks and slammed them for keeping the Assembly in suspended animation after no party came forward to form government.
President Pranab Mukherjee on 28 April declared continuance of President's rule in Andhra Pradesh following the Union Cabinet's recommendation for dissolution of the State's Assembly, which is in a suspended animation. With this, the prevailing President's rule in AP will continue for two more months, say media reports.