HyperDic: while

English > 1 sense of the word while:
NOUNtimewhile, piece, spell, patcha period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
while > pronunciation
Soundshhway'l; way'l
Rhymesaisle ... worthwhile: 64 rhymes with ayl...
English > while: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningA period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition.
Example"he was here for a little while"
Synonymspiece, spell, patch
Narrowercold spell, cold snapA spell of cold weather
hot spellA spell of hot weather
snapA spell of cold weather
BroadertimeAn indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
Spanishinstante, minuto, momento, rato, segundo, suspiro, tiempo
Catalandurant, estona, instant, segon

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