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time-out

or time·out (tīm′out′)
n.
1. Sports A brief cessation of play at the request of a sports team or an official for rest, consultation, or making substitutions.
2. A short break from work or play.
3.
a. A corrective measure or punishment for young children in which they are separated from others for a brief period.
b. The place, especially a chair, used for such a measure or punishment.

time-out

n
1. (General Sporting Terms) sport an interruption in play during which players rest, discuss tactics, or make substitutions
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a break taken during working hours
3. (Computer Science) computing a condition occurring when the amount of time a computer has been instructed to wait for another device to perform a task has expired, usually indicated by an error message
vb
(Computer Science) (intr) (of a computer) to stop operating because of a time-out

time′-out′

or time′out′,



n., pl. -outs.
1. a brief suspension of activity; break.
2. an interruption of play in a sports contest.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.time-out - a brief suspension of playtime-out - a brief suspension of play; "each team has two time-outs left"
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
pause, suspension, intermission, interruption, break - a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

time-out

noun
A pause or interval, as from work or duty:
Informal: breather.
Translations

time-out

n (US)
(Ftbl, Basketball) → Auszeit f
(= break) to take time-outPause machen
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If necessary, have your friend restrain her dog at the same time so he doesn't come pestering yours during the time-out.
A common negative punishment is time-out from reinforcement (Delaney, 1999; Landau & MacLeish, 1988; McGuffin, 1991; Rortvedt & Miltenberger, 1994).
Wolves coach Jimmy Smith called a time-out with 3:46 left in the quarter and former Crusaders hero Rick Solvason responded to his words, hitting home from long range for Worcester to retake the lead.
This way your system will see there is some kind of activity and you won't have to worry about any time-outs. Also, check to see if your service provider allows you to change the time-out time to "never." Go to Options in your e-mail menu bar.
One context of coaching that has seen relatively little empirical research is that of the time-out. Sports that incorporate time-outs include volleyball, basketball, ice hockey, and American football, although the number and duration of time-outs varies with the sport.
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We will address the quarter-breaks first because they can be organized like a 60-second or longer time-out. Shorter time-outs will be discussed next.
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"It should be good to have a one minute time-out, yes?" says Sven, arguing for a 60-second break midway through each half to let the coach on to talk to the team.
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