"dangling" in the noun sense
1. suspension, dangling, hanging
the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely
"there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"
"dangling" in the verb sense
1. dangle, swing, drop
"the ornaments dangled from the tree"
"The light dropped from the ceiling"
cause to dangle or hang freely
"He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree"
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