wait

[n] - the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something) 2. [v] - wait before acting 3. [v] - stay in one place and anticipate or expect something 4. [v] - wait on tables
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Wait

Wait intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Waited ; present participle & verbal noun Waiting .] [ Middle English waiten , Old French waitier , gaitier , to watch, attend, French guetter to watch, to...
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Wait

Wait transitive verb 1. To stay for; to rest or remain stationary in expectation of; to await; as, to wait orders. « Awed with these words, in camps they still abide, And wait with longing looks their promised guide.» Dryden. 2. To attend as a conseq...
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Wait

Wait noun [ Old French waite , guaite , gaite , French guet watch, watching, guard, from Old High German wahta . See Wait , intransitive verb ] 1. The act of waiting; a delay; a halt. « There is a wait of three ...
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wait

1. To stay for; to rest or remain stationary in expectation of; to await; as, to wait orders. 'Awed with these words, in camps they still abide, And wait with longing looks their promised guide.' (Dryden) ... 2. To attend as a consequence; to follow upon; to accompany; to await. ... 3. To attend on; to accompany; especially, to attend with ceremony...
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wait

waiting noun the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); `the wait was an ordeal for him`
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wait

hold back verb wait before acting; `the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment`
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Wait

• (v. t.) To cause to wait; to defer; to postpone; -- said of a meal; as, to wait dinner. • (v. i.) Ambush. • (v. i.) One who watches; a watchman. • (v. t.) To attend on; to accompany; especially, to attend with ceremony or respect. • (v. i.) The act of waiting; a delay; a halt. • (v. i.) Musicians who sing or play at ...
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wait

an English town watchman or public musician who sounded the hours of the night. In the later Middle Ages the waits were night watchmen, who sounded ...
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Wait

[Earshot song] `Wait` is the lead single from Earshot`s second album Two. It reached #13 on the Mainstream Rock charts and #33 on the Modern Rock charts. Although it did not chart as well as the band`s debut single, `Get Away,` `Wait` is considered a breakthrough hit for the band and helped launch them into further mainstream success. It wa...
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Wait

Elapsed Time recorded from one command to the next.
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Wait

[Wang Chung song] `Wait` is a single by Wang Chung, released as the fourth and final single from their 1984 album, Points on the Curve. The single reached #87 on the UK Singles Chart. Aside from the early singles released as Huang Chung, `Wait` was the only single by Wang Chung that failed to chart on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. However, it...
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Wait

[system call] In modern computer operating systems, a process (or task) may wait on another process to complete its execution. In most systems, a parent process can create an independently executing child process. The parent process may then issue a wait system call, which suspends the execution of the parent process while the child execute...
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WAIT

[AM] WAIT (850 AM) is a radio station licensed to Crystal Lake, Illinois. It was purchased by Newsweb Corporation in 2003. The station is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as a Class D station and only broadcasts during daytime hours. The station is off the air from sunset to sunrise to protect 850 KOA in Denver. Becau...
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Wait

[musician] Waits or waites were British town pipers. From medieval times up to the beginning of the 19th century, every British town and city of any note had a band of waites. ==History== From medieval times up to the beginning of the 19th century, every British town and city of any note had a band of waites. Their duties varied from time t...
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Wait

[command] In computing, wait is a command which pauses until execution of a background process has ended. where n is the pid or job ID of a currently executing background process (job). If n is not given, the command waits until all jobs known to the invoking shell have terminated. wait normally returns the exit status of the last job which...
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Wait

[Beatles song] `Wait` is a song recorded by the Beatles, from their 1965 album Rubber Soul. The songwriting credit is Lennon–McCartney, and the song is usually said to be a joint effort between the two, although in the 1997 book, Many Years from Now, McCartney recalls it as entirely his. ==Origin and recording== The song was originally re...
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Wait

[name] Wait is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include: Surname: Given name: ...
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