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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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