See also: pause, pausé, and -pause

EnglishEdit

 
A Sega Master System III console with a round white Pause button on the left.
 
The Pause key of a keyboard, among various other keys.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pause.

NounEdit

Pause (plural Pauses)

  1. A button whose functions are pausing and resuming something, such as a DVD player, a video game or a computer.

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaʊ̯zə/, [ˈpaʊ̯zə]
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German pūse, from Latin pausa.

NounEdit

Pause f (genitive Pause, plural Pausen, diminutive Päuschen n)

  1. pause, break
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Etymology 2Edit

From pausen (to trace).

NounEdit

Pause f (genitive Pause, plural Pausen, diminutive Päuschen n)

  1. tracing, blueprint
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HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Pause f

  1. plural of Pausa