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dwell

1. a regular pause in the operation of a machine
2. a flat or constant-radius portion on a linear or rotary cam enabling the cam follower to remain static for a brief time

dwell

[dwel]
(design engineering)
That part of a cam that allows the cam follower to remain at maximum lift for a period of time.
(electricity)
The number of degrees through which the distributor cam rotates from the time that the contact points close to the time that they open again. Also known as dwell angle.
(engineering)
A pause in the application of pressure to a mold.
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I will not dwell upon the matter overlong, but will tell as speedily as may be of how that stout fellow, Robin Hood, died as he had lived, not at court as Earl of Huntingdon, but with bow in hand, his heart in the greenwood, and he himself a right yeoman.
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Ultimately Andor's love for Eszter yields to doubts about her past, while revelations about his father and mother leave him to dwell upon the extent of his and others' subterfuges, and the boundaries between his dreaming and waking life blur.
While he's not up for a tell-all on the various permutations and combinations, what he does dwell upon is the inherent difference between each one of them.
The movie doesn't pull punches about Elliot's homosexuality; nor does it dwell upon it.
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But I don't think it is one he'll dwell upon too long.
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