Part of speech:
The result of breaking, as a crack, separation, or opening:
Alternative spelling of time off.
The definition of a recession is a slow economic period where the gross domestic product declines and unemployment increases for two or more quarters.
A period of time when one is not working or engaged in a planned activity:
An opportunity to prepare for or have a respite from a difficult situation.
A short period of inaction; temporary stop, break, or rest, as in speaking or reading
A break where a part is missing or lost, as in a manuscript; gap in a sequence; lacuna
The definition of an interlude is a pause in something, such as a play, or is an intervening period of time in between two other things.
The definition of timeout is time away from work or play.
A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing:
A place at which someone or something stops:
(Music) The prolongation of one or more tones of a chord into a following chord to create a temporary dissonance.
A half-open interval.
Interim is defined as a period of time between one event and another.
A minor railway station (usually unstaffed) in the United Kingdom.
A brief respite from work when coffee or other refreshment is typically taken
One who breathes in a certain way
(Informal) Meaningful progress; headway:
A threatening or embarrassing position from which escape is difficult:
The opening between the jaws of a vise, etc.
The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
An opening (in a wall or parapet) with the sides slanting outward to increase the angle of fire of a gun
A hollow formation or place; cavity; hole
Something on which one depends, often excessively:
A cell is defined as the smallest unit of an organism with a nucleus.
A small sleeping compartment, especially within a dormitory.
A recess or partly enclosed extension connected to or forming part of a room.
A small, narrow opening; crack, as in a wall
A bay window projecting from an upper floor, supported from below with corbels or brackets.
An ambush is defined as a surprise attack by someone, or something that was hidden.
(Architecture) A usually semicircular or polygonal, often vaulted recess, especially the termination of the sanctuary end of a church.
An underground chamber or vault, as one under the main floor of a church, often, esp. formerly, serving as a burial place
A wreath of bay leaves, a classical token of honor given to poets and conquerors
The definition of a hole is a hollow place, opening or break in something.
A temporary cessation of fighting by mutual consent; a truce.
(Rare) Continuation; sequel
Privacy is the state of being free from public scrutiny or from having your secrets or personal information shared.
The definition of respite is a delay.
(Archaic) A place of privacy or seclusion; a retreat.
The process of changing or undergoing change in one's thinking or in a position:
Seclusion is defined as isolation, privacy or being away from others, or a private or sheltered place that is away from others.
The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
A naturally occurring underground hollow or passage, especially one with an opening to the surface of the Earth. Caves can form through a variety of processes, including the dissolution of limestone by flowing water, the differential cooling of volcanic magma (which occurs when the outside surface of the lava cools, but the inside continues to flow downwards, forming a hollow tube), or the action of wind and waves along a rocky coast.
A hollow area within the body.
(Architecture) To arch over; to build in a hollow concave form; to make in the form of a cove.
A region of low atmospheric pressure. Low pressure systems result in precipitation, ranging from mild to severe in intensity.
A channel for the passage of a body fluid, such as blood.
A part or thing added to make something reach further or last longer; extension, supplement, sequel, etc.
To carry on; persist in:
That or those remaining:
The place, especially a chair, used for such a measure or punishment.
A narrow strip of water between islands
(Intransitive, idiomatic) Of a telephone conversation, to cease to be understandable because of a bad connection.
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