Delawarian Delayed

Delay

Meanings and phrases

delay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. time during which some action is awaited; hold; time lag; postponement; wait
  2. the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time; holdup

delay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cause to be slowed down or delayed; detain; hold up
  2. act later than planned, scheduled, or required
  3. stop or halt; stay; detain
  4. slow the growth or development of; check; retard

acoustic delay line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a delay line based on the time of propagation of sound waves; sonic delay line

delay line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a circuit designed to introduce a calculated delay into the transmission of a signal
n.
  1. a delay line based on the time of propagation of electromagnetic waves

sonic delay line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a delay line based on the time of propagation of sound waves; acoustic delay line

without delay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The lens was replaced and the cracks repaired without delay.
  • Remaining upright and ascending without delay is most likely to avoid complications.
  • The Supreme Soviet was to convene as soon as possible and declare independence without delay.

time delay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But this starting time delay was not communicated to Schabowski.
  • Eight tonnes of explosives were detonated using a time delay fuse.
  • There is a time delay between financial difficulties and bankruptcy.

delay between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a time delay between financial difficulties and bankruptcy.
  • This caused a few days’ delay between the trade date and final settlement.
  • The delay between a motion and the updating of the screen image is the source.

tape delay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • KNXV was then to show the game on tape delay at 4:30 p.m. local time.
  • GDR officials took advantage of a tape delay to delete Springsteen's words on the broadcast.
  • On November 16, 1998, WTEM moved "The Tony Kornheiser Show" to the 4–7 p.m. slot as a tape delay show.

long delay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After a long delay, Kitase announced in October 2015 that the game would release in December that year.
  • The label's collapse halfway through the recording sessions led to a long delay in finishing the record.
  • To do that, a long delay line was integrated in the Meudon Observatory to be used in the CFHT Coudé room.

further delay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Repairing that damage will further delay restoration efforts.
  • Furthermore, Tarkovsky suffered a heart attack in April 1978, resulting in further delay.
  • In September 2011, McMillan announced a further delay in the project, and that construction would not begin until the end of the first quarter of 2012.
E.g.
  • Characteristic features include developmental delay and a buildup of lactic acid in the blood (lactic acidosis).
  • Around the age of 2–4 years, they begin showing signs of developmental delay, but development is still progressing.
  • The disturbance must not be better accounted for by Rett syndrome, intellectual disability or global developmental delay.

rain delay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, due to the rain delay he was unable to return.
  • 2018: Race started on Fox, but was pushed to FS1 due to rain delay
  • McLain did not return when play resumed after a one-hour and 15-minute rain delay.

delay caused

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The delay caused thousands of Rwandan lives to be lost and mentally scarred those who lived to tell the story.
  • The delay caused by the Confederate victory at Munfordville may well have cost them a much more important prize– Louisville.
  • Following a delay caused by mistrial, the case was dropped in 2017 under the Jordan ruling, which puts time limits on cases.
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