An opening in a solid structure or surface; a cleft or breach:
An empty space, esp. one to be filled in on a printed form, school test, etc.
A relatively calm interval, as in a storm.
The result of this; a gap, interval, pause, omission, rest, etc.
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
The definition of continuity refers to something occurring in an uninterrupted state, or on a steady and ongoing basis.
A short period of inaction; temporary stop, break, or rest, as in speaking or reading
An act or instance of making or becoming open.
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.
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.
(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.
The period of time between; meantime
(Games) Absence of cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand:
Find another word for hiatus. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hiatus, like: gap, blank, lull, break, interval, aperture, continuity, pause, interruption, lacuna and opening.