To put off until a later time; to distract. (verb)
previously unexpected period of time before an event occurs; the act of delaying. (noun)
Examples of word delay
In the press box, the official time of the rain delay is announced: 46 hours even.
But here, a certain delay is permitted, the more signally to manifest the power of Christ and accomplish His purposes.
As I understand the delay is actually a few months, but Celestial mechanics dictates a longer frame, following hoffman low energy trajectories I presume ...
One reason for the delay is the difficulty in raising equity financing, Mr. Musk wrote.
Many of those engineers feel a since of relief that this delay is here - they want to make sure they are doing the right thing (reduced risk).
America's space agency, NASA, has been researching what it calls the delay- or disruption- tolerant network protocol, or DTN.
So maybe the delay is all over now, and now just here in the west.
One good thing for microsoft with the vista delay is they now have some time to improve their core search product … If they succeed in making it somewhat decent (if not better than google), i think the coming vista/IE 7 search box will atleast double their search marketshare in the next 3 years.