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di lay

  • n  time during which some action is awaited
    instant replay caused too long a delay
  • n  the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
  • v  cause to be slowed down or delayed
    Traffic was delayed by the bad weather
    she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform
  • v  act later than planned, scheduled, or required
    Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered
  • v  stop or halt
  • v  slow the growth or development of

  • 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.
  • 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 & Articles

  • 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!
    June 12, 2013 - Jalopnik
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - TMJ4 Milwaukee
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - WKBT La Crosse
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    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."
  • President Bush in New York Times
    The temptation,Mr. Bush said, "will be to load up the bill. That would delay it or derail it, and neither option is acceptable."

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