Definition of "pausing" []

  • To cease an action temporarily; stop (verb)
  • To hesitate; delay (verb)
  • A temporary stop or rest, esp in speech or action; short break (noun)
  • A continuation of a note or rest beyond its normal length (noun)
  • Present participle of pause. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pausing" in a sentence
  • "Boeing Co., still struggling with workmanship issues from a major Italian supplier, is again pausing factory deliveries of components for the new 787 Dreamliner while the latest problems are resolved."
  • ""Ain't no next life," Matt answered, pausing from the steak to take his first sip of coffee."
  • "In this spirit of cussed resistance lets have wander through the surreal garden of PC Britain pausing to scoff as we pass the macabre exhibits."
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