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 space between two things; gap; distance
The result of this; a gap, interval, pause, omission, rest, etc.
A short period of inaction; temporary stop, break, or rest, as in speaking or reading
The opening, or the diameter of the opening, in a camera, telescope, etc. through which light passes into the lens
The period of time between; meantime
A relatively calm interval, as in a storm.
An act or instance of making or becoming open.
Alternative spelling of time off.
The definition of continuity refers to something occurring in an uninterrupted state, or on a steady and ongoing basis.
A taking up or beginning again after an interruption; resumption
(Games) Absence of cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand:
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.
Find another word for hiatus. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hiatus, like: gap, blank, interval, break, pause, aperture, interim, interruption, lacuna, lull and opening.