a pause in dialogue
a pause taken for the purposes of comic timing, often to allow the audience
One count pause in speech, action, or poetry.
a brief pause
Directional word used to indicate a pause in an actors speech or action.
a dramatic pause.
1) a one count pause in speech or action. 2) a plot point within a story structure.
A parenthetically noted pause interrupting dialogue, denoted by (beat), for the purpose of indicating a significant shift in the direction of a scene, much in the way that a hinge connects a series of doors.
a pause; to take a break for the purposes of comic timing.