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Definition of pause
PausePause Pause, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Paused; p. pr. & vb. n.
Pausing.] [Cf. F. pauser, L. pausare. See Pause, n.,
1. To make a short stop; to cease for a time; to intermit
speaking or acting; to stop; to wait; to rest. ``Tarry,
pause a day or two.' --Shak.
Pausing while, thus to herself she mused. --Milton.
2. To be intermitted; to cease; as, the music pauses.
3. To hesitate; to hold back; to delay. [R.]
Why doth the Jew pause? Take thy forfeiture. --Shak. PausePause Pause, n. [F., fr. L. pausa. See Pose.]
1. A temporary stop or rest; an intermission of action;
interruption; suspension; cessation.
2. Temporary inaction or waiting; hesitation; suspence;
I stand in pause where I shall first begin. --Shak.
3. In speaking or reading aloud, a brief arrest or suspension
of voice, to indicate the limits and relations of
sentences and their parts.
4. In writing and printing, a mark indicating the place and
nature of an arrest of voice in reading; a punctuation
point; as, teach the pupil to mind the pauses.
5. A break or paragraph in writing.
He writes with warmth, which usually neglects
method, and those partitions and pauses which men
educated in schools observe. --Locke.
6. (Mus.) A hold. See 4th Hold, 7.
Syn: Stop; cessation; suspension.
Pause Pause, v. t.
To cause to stop or rest; -- used reflexively. [R.] --Shak.
pauseCorona Co*ro"na (k?-r?"n?), n.; pl. L. Coron[ae] (-n?), E.
Coronas (-n?z). [L. corona crown. See Crown.]
1. A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward
for distinguished services.
2. (Arch.) The projecting part of a Classic cornice, the
under side of which is cut with a recess or channel so as
to form a drip. See Illust. of Column.
3. (Anat.) The upper surface of some part, as of a tooth or
the skull; a crown.
4. (Zo["o]l.) The shelly skeleton of a sea urchin.
5. (Astrol.) A peculiar luminous appearance, or aureola,
which surrounds the sun, and which is seen only when the
sun is totally eclipsed by the moon.
(a) An inner appendage to a petal or a corolla, often
forming a special cup, as in the daffodil and jonquil.
(b) Any crownlike appendage at the top of an organ.
(a) A circle, usually colored, seen in peculiar states of
the atmosphere around and close to a luminous body, as
the sun or moon.
(b) A peculiar phase of the aurora borealis, formed by
the concentration or convergence of luminous beams
around the point in the heavens indicated by the
direction of the dipping needle.
8. A crown or circlet suspended from the roof or vaulting of
churches, to hold tapers lighted on solemn occasions. It
is sometimes formed of double or triple circlets, arranged
pyramidically. Called also corona lucis. --Fairholt.
9. (Mus.) A character [[pause]] called the pause or hold.
Meaning of pause from wikipedia
key, the Pause
/Break key on computer keyboards pause
, a DOS command
Stop playing audio
or video, with the possibility
- with the pause function
on one key since
of the IBM Model
M 101-key keyboard
in 1985, the Break
key is also called
key. It can...
" is the eighth episode
of the third season
of the Adult
Swim original series
The Boondocks. It aired
on June 20, 2010, and on October
- the presence
congestion. The first
mechanism, the pause
frame, was defined
by the IEEE 802.3x standard. The follow-on priority-based...
- to the difficulty
the word "pause
" into some languages
used in foreign
markets. The Pause symbol
as a variation
on the existing...
of music, marked
by symbols indicating
of the pause
. Each rest symbol
and name corresponds
with a particular
note value, indicating...
- Comic timing
is the use of rhythm, tempo, and pausing
to enhance comedy
and humour. The pacing
of the delivery
of a joke can have a strong impact
- Life of Pause
is the third studio album
by American indie
rock act Wild Nothing, released
19, 2016 on Captured Tracks
- Ribosomal pause refers
to the queueing
of ribosomes during translation
of the nucleotide sequence
of mRNA transcripts. These transcripts
- to stay, or stop"; also known
as a hold, pause
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