caesura
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /sɪˈzjʊəɹə/
  • (America) IPA: /sɪˈʒʊɹə/
Noun

caesura (plural caesuras)

  1. A pause or interruption in a poem, music, building, or other work of art.
  2. (Classical prosody) Using two words to divide a metrical foot.
  3. (typography) The caesura mark or ||.
  4. (rarely) A break of an era or other measure of history and time; where one era ends and another begins.
Synonyms
  • (typography) virgule (in its obsolete form as a single slash)
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