Wednesday, August 31, 2011
noun, plural -tus·es, -tus.
a break or interruption in the continuity of a work, series,action, etc.
a missing part; gap or lacuna: Scholars attempted to account for the hiatus in the medieval manuscript.
any gap or opening.
Grammar, Prosody . the coming together, with or withoutbreak or slight pause, and without contraction, of two vowels in successive words or syllables, as in see easily.
Anatomy . a natural fissure, cleft, or foramen in a bone orother structure.
Posted by A.M. Mallett at 8:02 PM