downtime [doun-tahym] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||time during which an activity is stopped|
|Synonyms:||break, breathing spell, free time, freedom, halt, interim, interlude, intermission, letup, lull, pause, recess, repose, respite, rest, spare time, spell, stay, suspension, time on one's hands, time out, time to burn, time to kill|
|Category:||1. Simple voluntary action|
leisure; convenience; spare time, spare hours, spare moments; vacant hour; time, time to spare, time on one's hands; holiday (rest); otium cum dignitate [Cicero], ease.
leisure, leisureIy; slow; deliberate, quiet, calm, undisturbed; at leisure, at one's ease, at a loose end.
time hanging heavy on one's hands; eile mit Weile.
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