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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) an interruption or rest.
compensatory pause  the pause in impulse generation after an extrasystole, either full if the sinus node is not reset or incomplete or noncompensatory if the node is reset and the cycle length is disrupted.
sinus pause  a transient interruption in the sinus rhythm, of a duration that is not an exact multiple of the normal cardiac cycle.

pause

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

pause

an interruption, or rest.

compensatory pause
the pause after a premature ventricular systole, related to blockage of one beat of the basic pacemaker of the heart.
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Both analyses were working on the assumption that, if speech rate was used as a cue for narrative segmentation the same way pausal phenomena are utilized (OLIVEIRA JR.
At the phonological level, it appears that pausal imalah is far more accommodated than the two key Arabic phonological markers *q and *j.
i) the lack of final pausal imala (final [a] raises to /i/ or /e] like in CA warda vs.
5 Pausal imala (raising of final -a to -e no pausal imala or -i) 'rose' warda F.
Sibawayhi notes that in this case the light -n is not like the tanwin, which it behaves like in pausal position.
is able to propose a general shift during his "fourth stress period" of stress from short open penultima to ultima, except where otherwise eligible penultima had been lengthened by analogy with pausal forms.
In disengaging pausal forms from sandhi, he has disregarded the Padapatha only rarely and then in agreement with the modern consensus, and in assigning forms to roots or nominal stems, he has often followed Grassmann, even when the analysis is controversial and the author himself may well have other thoughts.
In explaining the pausal forms of segholates, a comparative-historical analysis is preferable to stating merely that "a word that normally has a short vowel in its accented syllable will have this vowel lengthened when it is in pause.
73-90), is of particular interest to me, because I have long puzzled over the true pausal form of nouns of this type.
The traditional name for this phonosyntactic prominence is pausal stress, while the unmarked counterpart is called contextual stress; equivalently, a form may be said to occur in pause or in context.
Thus tonic lengthening alone marks the difference between pausal 'he observed' (Ez 18:19) and contextual (loc.
suffix would have been to one shape for both pause and context--a shape moreover certainly like the actual pausal form with respect to its stress and syllable structure, and plausibly likewise with respect to the vowel color of the bridge (cf.