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- interj. To call for a time-out.
- interj. To call for a suspension of activity or conversation.
- n. Alternative spelling of time-out.
- v. to end (an incomplete task) after a time limit
- v. of a task, to be terminated because it was not completed before a time limit
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pause from doing something (as work)
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She had belonged upon the Rock time out of mind; but in my grandfather Pandion's day, when the brothers divided up the kingdom, Pallas had seized her and taken her to his hold at Sounion.
On Wednesday the couple move on to meet victims of recent flooding in the Slave Lake area and rescue and emergency services there, but for most of the coming two days they are spending private time out of the public and media spotlight before re-emerging to attend tha annual Calgary rodeo and stampede on Friday and heading south to Los Angeles to mingle in the celebrity culture of Hollywood over the weekend.
Many 's a time out on my country estate I have climbed the ladder and picked 'em from the vines that grow so high they hid the sight of the street from the piazzy of my bungaloo. ''
Meaghan Rady Pesavento, a former student of mine at Harvard, took time out of her busy life to read the manuscript and had a host of ideas about ways to sharpen the manuscript.
Grateful thanks also to Nancy Moser and Eric Wilson for taking time out of your busy schedules to read, and lend your support for, my book.
Brian Doyle would remember that Munson called time out and trotted to the mound.
Sam Jones scored five of his 27 points in the extra period, Ramsey added 23 of his own, and the Lakers could only watch Bob Cousy run time out on their title hopes with an expert display of right-handed dribbling.
Chanting, praying, running through grueling eight-hour days with time out only for eating a grapefruit, former Moonie Barbara Underwood confesses she wanted to make “millions of dollars” to purchase and maintain hotels, resorts, palatial residences from Chicago to New Orleans, training and living centers, college campuses, yachts, and even the Empire State and Pan Am buildings.
I barely took time out in the car to snatch off my scarf and the bobby pins to finger-comb my doobie-wrapped hair down around my face and shoulders.
He knew that the Froudes had been settled in Devonshire time out of mind as yeomen with small estates, and that one of them, to whom his own father always referred with contempt, had bought from the Heralds 'College what Gibbon calls the most useless of all coats, a coat of arms.