Hiatus

• (n.) An opening; an aperture; a gap; a chasm; esp., a defect in a manuscript, where some part is lost or effaced; a space where something is wanting; a break. • (pl. ) of Hiatus • (n.) The concurrence of two vowels in two successive words or syllables.
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hiatus

(hi-a´tәs) Latin word meaning an opening, gap, or cleft. adj., hia´tal, adj. . aortic hiatus , hiatus aorticus the opening in the diaphragm through which the aorta and thoracic duct pass. Inferior view of th...
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hiatus

noun a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)
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Hiatus

[anatomy] In anatomy, a hiatus is a natural fissure in a structure. Examples include: ...
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Hiatus

[linguistics] In phonology, hiatus (s; lang `gaping`) or diaeresis (s or s, from Ancient Greek διαίρεσις diaíresis `division`) refers to two vowel sounds occurring in adjacent syllables, with no intervening consonant. When two adjacent vowel sounds occur in the same syllable, the result is instead described as a diphthong. The Eng...
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Hiatus

Hi·a'tus noun ; plural Latin Hiatus , English Hiatuses . [ Latin , from hiare , hiatum , to gape; akin to English yawn . See Yawn .] 1. An opening; an aperture; a gap; a chasm; esp., a defect in a manuscript, where some part is lost or efface...
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hiatus

A gap or interruption in the continuity of the geologic record either because the record was never formed or because it was destroyed by erosion. It represents the time interval spanned by an unconformity .
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hiatus

A normal gap in the diaphragm which the oesophagus passes through.
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Hiatus

A period of non-activity - the period between advertising flights.
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hiatus

An aperture, opening, or foramen. ... Origin: L. An aperture, fr. Hio, pp. Hiatus, to yawn ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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hiatus

An opening or fissure; a foramen.
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Hiatus

An opening.
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hiatus

hiatus 1. A gape, 'large opening' or interruption in space, time, or continuity; a break. 2. A gap or a break, pause, or cleft. 3. A slight pause occurring when two adjacent vowels in consecutive syllables are pronounced, as in 'duality'. 4. In anatomy, a separation, aperture, fissure, or short passage in an organ or body part; gap between struc...
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Hiatus

Hiatus: An opening, as in the diaphragm. When there is an unusually wide opening in the diaphragm, there can be a hiatus (or hiatal) hernia. In Latin an hiatus is 'an opening, gaping mouth, or chasm.' It is derived from the verb 'hiare' meaning 'to gape or yawn.' Therefore, a 'hiatus' is a gaping opening in anything, such as the opening in a cliff ...
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hiatus

in prosody, a break in sound between two vowels that occur together without an intervening consonant, both vowels being clearly enunciated. The two ...
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Hiatus

Is a small piece of property between two parcels of land not belonging to either property owner.
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hiatus

Latin = a gap (like that between some people's ears).
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Hiatus

Period in a campaign when an advertiser's schedule is suspended for a short period of time, after wh
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hiatus

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī-ā′tŭs Definitions: 1. An aperture, opening, or foramen.
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hiatus

[n] - a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)
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