The act of delaying; postponement:
A deferring or being deferred; postponement
The definition of a stay is a visit somewhere.
A suspension of movement or progress, especially a temporary one:
A break, stop, or rest, often for a calculated purpose or effect:
The definition of respite is a delay.
The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
The definition of an intermission is a brief pause during two periods of activity.
The interval during which something is interrupted; intermission
A legal authorization, usually by a law passed in an emergency, to delay payment of money due, as by a bank or debtor nation
The period during which the symptoms of a disease abate or subside.
(Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
A taking up or beginning again after an interruption; resumption
The final part; the conclusion:
(Computer science) Of data, continuing to exist after the execution of the program.
A cessation; a discontinuance.
A usually uneven surface between two layers of rock or sediment that represents either an interruption in the deposition of the layers, as in an unconformity, or a displacement of one or both layers relative to each other, as in a fault.
A voluntary relinquishing of a right or privilege. Although a waiver may result from an explicit surrender or by circumstances, courts frown on accepting waivers of constitutional rights. The party waiving a right must have knowledge of that right and the informed intention of surrendering it.
Organized activity to accomplish an objective:
Gelatinous material resulting from degeneration in diseased tissue.
The prevention or suspension of a scheduled or expected punishment.
The state of being dissolved:
a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)
(Uncountable) The way in which hangings (decorations) are arranged.
a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
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