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time out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport, Computers
time outˌtime ˈout noun  1 take time out (to do something)2 DS[countable, uncountable] a short break during a sports match when the teams can rest, get instructions from their manager etc With 15.7 seconds left, Washington State called time out.3 [countable] an occasion when a computer stops using a particular program because the user has not done any work for a period of time
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called time outWashington State called time out, then had three chances from inside 10 feet but could not convert.
Time OutˌTime ˈOut trademark  a weekly London listings magazine which gives details of all the films, plays, sports games, and other events and activities taking place in the city. It is read especially by young people. compare What's On
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