Synonyms for hiatus
Antonyms for hiatus
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIATUS
Of course the reason for the hiatus in the books was plain enough.
No copies were retained, so there is a hiatus in the record.
And yet his experience told him 205 that there must be some rift, some hiatus in the scheme.
The Composer, however, observed the hiatus, and directed the insertion of two rests.
Then he covered the hiatus with paint, and hoisted the ensign to the flagstaff.
He stopped, and the crowd filled in the hiatus with laughter.
The War has caused a hiatus and thought has broken with tradition.
So we supply the hiatus in the text, in conformity with the opinion of the Commentator.
There is an hiatus, which contained the history of six years.
There was a hiatus of brief duration, and then came Bella—Bella and Gibbs.
1560s, "break or opening in a material object," from Latin hiatus "opening, aperture, rupture, gap," from past participle stem of hiare "to gape, stand open" (see yawn (v.)). Sense of "gap or interruption in events, etc." is first recorded 1610s.
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