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1. A temporary stop or rest; an intermission of action; interruption; suspension; cessation.

2. Temporary inaction or waiting; hesitation; suspence; doubt. I stand in pause where I shall first begin. (Shak)

3. In speaking or reading aloud, a brief arrest or suspension of voice, to indicate the limits and relations of sentences and their parts.

4. In writing and printing, a mark indicating the place and nature of an arrest of voice in reading; a punctuation point; as, teach the pupil to mind the pauses.

5. A break or paragraph in writing. He writes with warmth, which usually neglects method, and those partitions and pauses which men educated in schools observe. (locke)

6. A hold. See 4th Hold.

Synonym: stop, cessation, suspension.

Origin: F, fr. L. Pausa. See Pose.

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Important unknown nanotech within humans

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Should we spare testosterone?

... sometimes, unless you learn how to do it. That's what I guess, and if someone knows for sure how long testosterone can be produced (without pauses) and for how long it lasts in blood, and what can prolong or shorten the time during which it lasts in blood, if you know answer to those questions, ...

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