3/22/15

Hiatus

Hiatus

<high-ate-us>


gap; pause; lapse;

Taking a break or a pause in something that is normally done.

He took a hiatus from exercising. He gained a bit of weight.

Memory trick:
Hiatus reminds of hut
We take a break in a hut.

Hiatus comes from Latin and means “opening”.

(c) 2015 E. Carruthers

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