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time-out

time-out (time·out)

time-out (timeout)

 
pronunciation:
taIm aUt
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: time-outs, timeouts
definition 1: a brief suspension of play in an athletic contest that is not counted in the time allotted for the game.
definition 2: a period of rest from work, physical exertion, or the like.
similar words:
rest
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