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time-out



Pronunciation: (tīm'out'), [key]
n.,
pl. -outs.

1. a brief suspension of activity; intermission or break.
2. Sports.a short interruption in a regular period of play during which a referee or other official stops the clock so that the players may rest, deliberate, make substitutions, etc. Also,time'out'.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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