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hiatus

hahy ay tuhs

  • n  an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  • n  a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)
  • n  a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

  • The industrial tour was a welcome hiatus from the rigors of campus life and the students showed eagerness.
  • But season 2, following an eight-month hiatus, developed the show's characters and romantic heart while still keeping the funny.
  • Pope Pius XII suffered from a hiatus hernia for a long time before it was correctly diagnosed and treated, and the condition is by no means rare.
News & Articles

  • Week 2 of jury selection resumes in George Zimmerman murder trial
    Jury selection in the George Zimmerman murder trial resumes after a hiatus over the weekend. [DOWNLOAD FREE ZIMMERMAN APP:  iPhone | Android] Day 6 of jury selection is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Monday.  Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Defense attorneys are confident they can pick a jury in Seminole County, where the neighborhood watch ...
    June 17, 2013 - Local 6 Orlando
  • Academy Award Winning Actor Joe Pesci Returns to the Screen in the New Documentary - BEHIND THE GATE
    After A Multi-Year Self Imposed Hiatus, Pesci Returns to the Screen with a Project Centered Around the Sport and Animals He Loves (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10833732.htm
    June 17, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Outdoors: After two year hiatus, trap shooter is perfect
    By Marion Valanoski For The Daily Item ELYSBURG -- It's often been said that "first impressions are lasting" so you can't begin to imagine what was going through the ranks last Saturday when after almost a two-year hiatus of competition, Kelly Doll was perfect in the first event of the Colonial Classic at the Valley Gun and Country Club prior to the start of the Pennsylvania State Shoot.
    June 14, 2013 - The Daily Item
Quotes

  • Mike Huckabee in Denver Post
    There's a couple of things we're going to do differently,Huckabee told supporters. "I say we ought to put a hiatus on people who come in here . . . if they come from countries that sponsor and harbor terrorists. . . . Every one of the 19...
  • Condoleezza Rice in ABC News
    There is also a sense of urgency about moving forward and a sense that we can't afford to have another hiatus,Rice said of her talks with Pak and the foreign ministers of the other four nations - China, Japan, Russia and South Korea -...
  • Geoff Ogilvy in Maui News
    I think it's an interesting time, obviously,Ogilvy said. "Number one in the world might be up for realistic grabs this year, depending on how (Woods' hiatus) all takes shape. I think I am definitely one of those guys who could, I think...

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