delay delay  /dɪ ˈleɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) time during which some action is awaited
  2. (n) the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
  3. (v) cause to be slowed down or delayed
  4. (v) act later than planned, scheduled, or required
  5. (v) stop or halt
  6. (v) slow the growth or development of

Usage(s):

  1. A graphic looking at how NextGen GPS-based techonolty can improve the airline industry, which airports have the worst delays and how to avoid them.
  2. As I've mentioned before, there's a danger that loan modifications, at least the way they're currently done, don't solve the problem, just delay it.

News

  1. The FAA delay map is currently green from coast to coast.

    The FAA delay map is currently green from coast to coast. Happy flying! — NYCAviation (@NYCAviation) June 12, 2013 Great news!
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  2. Democrats delay vote on ultrasound bill

    Senate Democrats have used a procedural move to delay a final vote on passing a bill that would require physicians to provide or arrange an ultrasound for women seeking abortions.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: TMJ4 Milwaukee

  3. Democrats delay vote on bill requiring ultrasound

    Senate Democrats have used a procedural move to delay a final vote on passing a bill that would require physicians to provide or arrange an ultrasound for women seeking abortions.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WKBT La Crosse

Quotes

  1. Obama, who is facing a critical test less than three weeks into his presidency, said in a statement, "It is inexcusable and irresponsible to get bogged down in distraction and delay while millions of Americans are being put out of work."
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The temptation," Mr. Bush said, "will be to load up the bill. That would delay it or derail it, and neither option is acceptable."
    on Jan 28, 2008 By: President Bush Source: New York Times

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