time out

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English[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

time out

  1. (sports) To call for a time-out.
  2. (idiomatic) To call for a suspension of activity or conversation.

Noun[edit]

time out (plural time outs)

  1. Alternative spelling of time-out

Verb[edit]

time out (third-person singular simple present times out, present participle timing out, simple past and past participle timed out)

  1. (transitive, communication) to end (an incomplete task) after a time limit
  2. (intransitive, communication) of a task, to be terminated because it was not completed before a time limit

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