A pause it is, in the broadest sense of the term, a interruption . Depending on the context, the notion can acquire different specific meanings.
The pause is usually a paralysis or short detention , Since the action It comes back soon. In the field of television, to the advertising batch It is mentioned as a pause because it interrupts the broadcast. For example: "After the break, we will be chatting with the director of the new Superman movie", "According to several people who were in the study, journalists argued during the break", "I have to call my girlfriend, but I'm going to wait for the break so I don't miss any scenes from this chapter.".
In various activities, the pause allows rest or provides the weather necessary to meet certain needs (eat, go to the bathroom, etc.). Four students who are doing practical group work, to name a case, can take a break to get distracted for a while and then return to focus on the task. At a work meeting, participants can also take a lunch break.
The idea of pause, on the other hand, appears in the field of music . In this framework, it is a period where you stop playing or singing . In linguistics, the pause implies stop phonation to define discursive or intonative units.
When playing a content, whether on CD, DVD, digital file or other format, pausing means stop the reproduction . When you resume it, it restarts from the exact moment of the pause.