pause


pause (http://definr.com/pause)

     n 1: a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation
          of something [syn: intermission, break, interruption,
           suspension]
     2: temporary inactivity
     v 1: interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The
          speaker paused" [syn: hesitate]
     2: cease an action temporarily; "We pause for station
        identification"; "let's break for lunch" [syn: intermit,
         break]