pause

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun a rest period in a bird’s laying cycle

Electronics

  • An interruption in processing, execution, transmission, communication, or the like. Also, a command which creates such a pause. Also called break (4).
  • A key on a computer keyboard which creates a pause (3). Also called pause key (2), or break (5).
  • A temporary interruption.
  • A slightly delayed response.
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