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delay

  

      vb  
1    tr   to put off to a later time; defer  
2    tr   to slow up, hinder, or cause to be late; detain  
3    intr   to be irresolute or put off doing something; procrastinate  
4    intr   to linger; dawdle  
      n  
5    the act or an instance of delaying or being delayed  
6    the interval between one event and another; lull; interlude  
     (C13: from Old French delaier, from des- off + laier, variant of laissier to leave, from Latin laxare to loosen, from laxus slack, lax)  
  delayer      n  


delay line  
      n   a device in which a known delay time is introduced in the transmission of a signal. An acoustic delay line delays a sound wave by circulating it through a liquid or solid medium  
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delay

  
1   
      vb   beat about the bush, defer, hold over, play for time, postpone, procrastinate, prolong, protract, put off, put on the back burner     (informal)   shelve, stall, suspend, table, take a rain check on     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   temporize  
2   
      n   deferment, postponement, procrastination, stay, suspension  
3   
      vb   arrest, bog down, check, detain, halt, hinder, hold back, hold up, impede, obstruct, retard, set back, slow up, stop, throw a spanner in the words  
4   
      n   check, detention, hindrance, hold-up, impediment, interruption, interval, obstruction, setback, stoppage, wait  
5   
      vb   dawdle, dilly-dally     (informal)   drag, drag one's feet or heels     (informal)   lag, linger, loiter, tarry  
6   
      n   dawdling, dilly-dallying     (informal)   lingering, loitering, tarrying  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb   accelerate, advance, dispatch, expedite, facilitate, forward, hasten, hurry, precipitate, press, promote, quicken, rush, speed (up), urge  

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delay action, delay line, delayer, del

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