delay

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delay, temporary abeyance , reprieve , respite
delay line based on the time of propagation of sound waves acoustic delay line , sonic delay line
storage device consisting of acoustic delay lines acoustic storage
after a delay at last
any of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and delay the senescence of leaves cytokinin , kinin
circuit designed to introduce a calculated delay into the transmission of a signal delay line
charge required as compensation for the delay of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure demurrage
delay by preventing or holding back detain
delay, to cause a dillydally , dither , vacillate
delay line based on the time of propagation of electromagnetic waves electromagnetic delay line
mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt extension
speechmaking as delay tactic filibuster
delay legislation or voting by speech filibuster
speak at length to delay filibuster
long speech designed to delay action filibuster
legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes filibuster , filibusterer
delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting forbearance
good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence forbearance , longanimity , patience
delay progress of hinder
dislike of anything that causes delay impatience
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