Definitions for "Sustain"
Keywords:  uphold, testimony, veto, admit, motion
To keep from falling; to bear; to uphold; to support; as, a foundation sustains the superstructure; a beast sustains a load; a rope sustains a weight.
Hence, to keep from sinking, as in despondence, or the like; to support.
To allow the prosecution of; to admit as valid; to sanction; to continue; not to dismiss or abate; as, the court sustained the action or suit.
Keywords:  adsr, decay, envelope, pedal, cymbals
Part of the ADSR envelope which determines the level to which the sound will settle if a key is held down. Once the key is released, the sound decays at a rate set by the Release parameter. Also refers to a guitar's ability to hold notes, which decay very slowly.
To hold or prolong the sound of a note played by an instrument.
In a traditional envelope, the level at which an enveloped setting remains after the Attack and Decay stages until the key is released.
To maintain; to keep alive; to support; to subsist; to nourish; as, provisions to sustain an army.
To support and accept.
to nourish, support, maintain or continue.
To endure without failing or yielding; to bear up under; as, to sustain defeat and disappointment.
To suffer; to bear; to undergo.
undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"
Small Unit Space Transport and Insertion or SUSTAIN is a concept first proposed in 2002 by the United States Marine Corps to deploy Marines via spaceflight to any location on Earth. Project Hot Eagle, launched by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Air Force Research Laboratory, is an investigation into the development and use of suborbital spacecraft to fulfill this vision. Hot Eagle would use a craft based on a design similar to Space Ship One, which could launch a squad on a suborbital trajectory in two stages and deliver them anywhere on two hours notice.
lengthen or extend in duration or space; "We sustained the diplomatic negociations as long as possible"; "prolong the treatment of the patient"; "keep up the good work"
Volume level for sustain of musical note.
Elongation of a note, either by playing techniquo or by electronics.
The midranged volume of a musical note.
Keywords:  vindicate, comfort, relieve, aid
To aid, comfort, or relieve; to vindicate.
Keywords:  sting, vibrates, length, time
Length of time a sting vibrates
The period during which the basic magnitude of a force-feedback effect is attained, after the attack and before the fade.
Keywords:  something, maintain, going, level
To keep something going or maintain it at the same level.