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delay 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/diˈlā/,
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delays, 3rd person singular present; delaying, present participle; delayed, past tense; delayed, past participle;
  1. Make (someone or something) late or slow
    • - the train was delayed
  2. Be late or slow; loiter
    • - time being of the essence, they delayed no longer
  3. Postpone or defer (an action)
    • - he may decide to delay the next cut in interest rates
Noun
  1. A period of time by which something is late or postponed
    • - a two-hour delay
    • - long delays in obtaining passports
  2. The action of delaying or being delayed
    • - I set off without delay
  3. The time interval between the propagation of an electrical signal and its reception

  4. An electronic device that introduces such an interval, esp. in an audio signal


  1. cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
  2. time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
  3. the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
  4. act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
  5. stay: stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
  6. check: slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"
  7. Thomas Dale "Tom" DeLay (born April 8, 1947 in Laredo, Texas) is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives who represented Texas's 22nd congressional district from 1984 until 2006. ...
  8. Delay is an audio effect which records an input signal to an audio storage medium, and then plays it back after a period of time. The delayed signal may either be played back multiple times, or played back into the recording again, to create the sound of a repeating, decaying echo.
  9. In computer science, future, promise, and delay refer to constructs used for synchronization in some concurrent programming languages. They describe an object that acts as a proxy for a result that is initially not known, usually because the computation of its value has not yet completed.
  10. (The delays) Delays are an English indie band formed in Southampton, consisting of brothers Greg and Aaron Gilbert, Colin Fox and Rowly. The band's sound combines guitar and synths and features Greg Gilbert's distinctive falsetto lead vocals. ...
  11. (DELAYED) Can have their medical evacuation delayed until all IMMEDIATE persons have been transported.
  12. (Delayed) A set of directories on ftp-master (ranging from "0-day" to "15-day") that receive uploads not intended for immediate processing, usually to give the package's maintainer an opportunity to check the acceptability of an NMU before it goes into the archive. Compare deferred
  13. (Delayed) No surf for Billabong Pro
  14. (Delayed) On flight delays due to Air Traffic Control (ATC), customers are advised to check in AT THE SCHEDULED TIME for their flight, as the ATC delay may be lifted at any time.
  15. (Delayed) Postponed, as the jump preference in the auction 1♥ - 1♠; 2♦ - 3♥. Many bids have a different meaning depending on whether or not they are made at the first opportunity.
  16. (Delayed) Stock and option quotes: The date and time of the last request for shares of the security. The quote is delayed at least 20 minutes. Note that delayed quotes will only display composite quotes. ...
  17. (Delayed) actions made after a pause; usually attacks or ripostes
  18. (Delayed) is a signal that quotes or news are issued with a delay and may be outdated
  19. (Delayed) reconstruction see reconstruction.
  20. (delayed (v)) to remove sth (written or printed); To stop this application you must press the "delayed" button.
  21. (delayed) An FST is delayed (or lazy, on-the-fly, or dynamic) if the computation of its states and transitions occur only when requested. ...
  22. A Delayed Exchange or Deferred Exchange is typically what people mean when referring to a 1031 exchange, Starker exchange, like-kind exchange, etc. ...
  23. When (delayed) is displayed along side the as at date and time, the information is delayed 20 minutes. The as at time is the time the information is current to (normally 20 minutes behind the current server time).
  24. (Delaying) Adjusting the passage of time between two signals. (e.g., If I purchase a DSP system, I can delay one channel of my stereo, and move the images across the soundstage.)
  25. (9.7 Delays) Neither party will be liable for any delay or failure in performance of its obligations under this Agreement if the delay or failure is due to any cause outside its reasonable control. This clause does not apply to any obligation to pay money