The result of this; a gap, interval, pause, omission, rest, etc.
An empty space, esp. one to be filled in on a printed form, school test, etc.
An opening in a solid structure or surface; a cleft or breach:
A relatively calm interval, as in a storm.
The definition of continuity refers to something occurring in an uninterrupted state, or on a steady and ongoing basis.
A space between two things; gap; distance
The opening, or the diameter of the opening, in a camera, telescope, etc. through which light passes into the lens
An act or instance of making or becoming open.
A temporary suspension of a criminal sentence (usually the death penalty) for a certain period of time, usually for the purpose of examining new information or permitting an appeal to take place. A reprieve cannot prevent the ultimate carrying out of the judgment. See also clemency, commutation, pardon, and executive clemency.
A short period of inaction; temporary stop, break, or rest, as in speaking or reading
Alternative spelling of time off.
A taking up or beginning again after an interruption; resumption
A small opening or perforation, esp. in a bone or in a plant ovule
The definition of a suspension is a device or framework that supports weight.
Respite is defined as a break or a rest.
The period of time between; meantime
(Games) Absence of cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand:
(Law) The action of a person that abates, or without proper authority enters a residence after the death of the owner and before the heir takes possession.
Find another word for hiatus. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hiatus, like: break, blank, gap, lull, continuity, interval, aperture, opening, reprieve, lay off and lacuna.