Pendant (disambiguation)

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Pendant means something that is hanging, and may refer to:

  • Arresting gear, which use deck pendant cables to rapidly decelerate an aircraft as it lands on an aircraft carrier
  • Nautical pendant, a length of cable or rope with eyes or fittings at the ends for attachment to vessels, bollards or buoys
  • Pendant bar, a fluvial landform formed on the downstream side of a weathering-resistant protrusion
  • Pendant light, a type of light fixture that hangs from the ceiling on a rope, chain, cable or rod
  • Pendant painting, one of two paintings intended as a pair
  • Pendant vault, a late Gothic architecture vault in which large decorative pendants hang from the vault at a distance from the walls
  • Pendant vertex, a vertex whose neighbourhood contains exactly one vertex
  • Pendant group, a group of molecules attached to a backbone chain of a long molecule
  • Pendant, a type of loose-hanging jewelry
  • Pennon (or pennant), a narrow, tapering flag commonly flown by ships at sea:
    • Pennant (commissioning), the traditional sign of a warship, flown from its masthead while the ship is in commission
    • Broad pennant, flown from the masthead of a Royal Navy ship to indicate the presence of a commodore on board
    • Pennant (church), flown by navies during services on board ships
  • Pennant number, previously called a pendant number, a British Navy and Commonwealth system for classifying warships
  • Roof pendant, a large, isolated mass of sedimentary or meta-sedimentary rock that survives within a mass of intrusive igneous rock

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