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pause

 [pawz]
an interruption or rest.
compensatory pause the period following a premature ventricular contracture, which causes the R-R cycles of the premature and normal beats to equal the length of two normal beats when added together.

pause

(pawz),
Temporary stop.
[G. pausis, cessation]

pause

(pawz)
Temporary stop.
[G. pausis, cessation]
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The Fermata team that oversees the college licensing business will remain in Atlanta and operate as a separate division integrated into the Fanatics business unit that manages other major sports brand licensing programs.
Questo sentimento di "cristallizzazione amorosa", spuntato nei mesi del confino, non solo e fondamento psico-morale per la scrittura del Cristo si e fermata a Eboli, ma piu in generale diviene la forma attraverso cui Levi guarda alla realta e ne connota i significati piu veri.
These isolated and sequentially labeled passages, which correspond in order with the fermatas indicated by Strauss, address a wealth of piano-technical issues that were meant to showcase the prowess of Wittgenstein's left hand.
Later efforts include Vox (1992), The Fermata (1994), and The Anthologist (2009).
To cement that new meaning, McCornack added a fermata, a musical pause, after the line "our flag was still there." It is his way of drawing attention the line, to the enduring spirit the flag represents and to all that changed on Sept.
Tatayna Ishutkina and Munloz Kamolzoda (Fermata Art Organization), Seth Bendfeldt (WCF photographer)
The ellipsis before the repetition of"old bore" has the effect of creating a false tension of expectancy, for it invites the reader to drag the rhythm as, in music, a fermata suspends the pulse of a melody at the executant's whim.
And when she came to it, she wanted to hold this note like a fermata , and I presume that when they rehearsed it, when they did it in other circumstances, she was supposed just to pass this note and go down.
I tell my students to think of a suspension as a musical fermata or an ellipsis at the end of a sentence, never a period.
Brother Ray, remind me that Jesus made you Keys of pearl and strings of the finest substance Ever known, that now you compose and play pitch- Perfect arrangements; Tell me how the riffs you let rip on earth are Nothing next to heavenly scales, how music Sounds to someone who is at last no longer Paying the piper; Tell me, Brother Ray, how the smallest details Matter, how eternal fermata ring out, How the blessed, celestial chanters sing in Praise of the grace notes.
The Littluns and the Book of Darkness will entertain audiences of all ages with its fast paced, intriguing storyline and elaborate illustrated life of the Littluns world in the Hollow Hills of the land, Terra Fermata. Author, Mark Galmack, shows off his artistic talent with colorful and meticulous illustrations.
Nella vita come nella metropolitana, Rosario e dentro un tunnel dal quale non riesce a vedere fuori, e ogni fermata e come un'opportunita perduta di uscire dalla vita criminale.