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moment of silence

Definitions

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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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Examples

  • 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.

    Riding Rockets

  • 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.

    Drop Shot

  • 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!"

    The Confession of Brother Haluin

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