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pause 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/pôz/,
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pauses, plural;
  1. Interrupt action or speech briefly
    • - she paused, at a loss for words
  2. Temporarily interrupt the operation of (a videotape, audiotape, or computer program)
    • - she had paused a tape on the VCR
Noun
  1. A temporary stop in action or speech
    • - she dropped me outside during a brief pause in the rain
    • - the admiral chattered away without pause
  2. A mark over a note or rest that is to be lengthened by an unspecified amount; fermata

  3. A control allowing the temporary interruption of an electronic (or mechanical) process, esp. video or audio recording or reproduction


  1. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
  2. hesitate: interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused"
  3. cease an action temporarily; "We pause for station identification"; "let's break for lunch"
  4. temporary inactivity
  5. Pause is the second album by Four Tet. It was released on 28 May 2001 in the United Kingdom, and on 9 October 2001 in the United States. Pause was Four Tet's first release on Domino Records; his debut album, Dialogue, had been distributed by Output Recordings.
  6. A fermata (also known as a hold, pause, colloquially a birdseye, before the 20th century a corona, or as a grand pause when placed on a note of rest) is an element of musical notation indicating that the note should be sustained for longer than its note value would indicate. ...
  7. "Pause" was the first single released from Run-D.M.C.'s fifth studio album, Back from Hell. It was released in 1989 alongside Run-D.M.C.'s version of "Ghostbusters" and was produced by Jam Master Jay and Davy D. ...
  8. The phrase "no homo" is a slang term. It parenthetically asserts that the (male) speaker of such is not homosexual and is usually used before or after an utterance that may have given that impression. ...
  9. "Pause" is a single by Jay Dee that was chosen to lead his 2001 (see 2001 in music) album, Welcome 2 Detroit. ...
  10. "Pause" is the eighth episode of the third season of the Adult Swim original series The Boondocks. It aired on June 20, 2010. The title refers to an expression used by some members of the urban community to express an air of awkwardness after a pseudo-homosexual statement is uttered. ...
  11. A button whose functions are pausing and resuming something. A button that, when pressed, causes electronic media (such as VHS or DVD) to be paused or resumed and still active (usually as a single frame without sound); compare with the Stop button, that usually pauses electronic media while also ...
  12. A short time for relaxing and doing something else; Alternative spelling of Pause (“a button that pauses or resumes something”); To interrupt current work and do something else for a moment
  13. (pausable) That can be paused
  14. (Paused) Has some problem during finishing this order.
  15. (Paused) The job was paused after it was scheduled on a recurring basis.
  16. (paused) In SAN Volume Controller, the process by which the cache component quiesces all ongoing I/O activity below the cache layer.
  17. (paused) stopped by user request and not restarted until requested by user
  18. (Pauses) Stopping the range of motion at any intermittent point of the repetition for a brief period of time to increase difficulty and activate additional muscle fibers.
  19. (caesura) a pause for a beat in the rhythm of the verse (often indicated by a line break or a mark of punctuation)
  20. to stop talking in a show to enhance the timing of a joke.
  21. A unique frame sent by full-duplex capable stations to indicate to the sender to slow down transmissions.
  22. Brief stop. Pausing after or before writing or saying something important is effective in highlighting the importance of what has been written or said. Pauses are essential in all forms of literature and are often recognised by punctuation marks such as a period (".") or a comma (",").
  23. perhaps self explanatory – the note or rest under the pause sign is held for a little longer than normal. The Pause symbol looks like a half–circle with a dot in the middle, either facing down or up.
  24. A beak in the dialogue or action. Often used to create tension, particularly by Harold Pinter.
  25. Default value is 500 milliseconds (half a second). In other words, you have to hold the mouse for 500 milliseconds over an icon or Menu Bar option for the pop-up hint to appear.  You can make it appear sooner, or delay the display of the hint, to suit your preference.