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- n. A period of silence for quiet meditation, prayer or reflection.
- n. A period of silence conducted to honor or provide a gesture of respect to a recently deceased person, as part of the mourning process. May also be conducted following a tragic event or on the anniversary thereof.
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Before dinner, Rick Hauck led us in a moment of silence to remember our fallen friends, then gave a short presentation that included a recap of some of the significant history written by our group.
When it was over, the English-accented voice on the loudspeaker asked everyone to lower their heads for a moment of silence to remember the great Pavel Menansi.
After a moment of silence Audemar said softly, "'We asked lodging last night at the abbey of Farewell' - you have said almost enough, yet add one thing more - name him!"