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wait

1. Rare a band of musicians who go around the streets, esp at Christmas, singing and playing carols
2. an interlude or interval between two acts or scenes in a play, etc.

What does it mean when you dream about waiting?

Waiting can be a straightforward representation of some situation we are waiting for in our waking life. It also might be an allusion to an idiom, such as “waiting in the wings,” “wait and see,” or “waiting for the other shoe to drop.”

wait

[wāt]
(control systems)
Cessation of motion of a robot manipulator, under computer control, until further notice.
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Even poor Noah had to wait, cooped up in the ark with his irritable family and restless animals while the waters slowly retreated.
My parents always waited until then to get our tree.
Another person has been on the waiting list for a plot at Pontcanna Chalet Gardens since April 22, 2013 - a five year, five month wait.
Dr Robert Harwood, BMA consultants committee chair, said: "Having to undergo diagnostic testing is already a stressful time for patients, without the added worry of having to wait longer than they should.
Across hospital trusts in Birmingham and the surrounding area, patients arriving in A&Es waited longer than 12 hours from arrival to admission, discharge or transfer 13,902 times in 2017/18.
"It is also very distressing - and debilitating for someone who is living with a painful condition - to have to wait a long time for treatment."
From home we wait for a school bus or in the line of UV or Jeepney, wait for the car to move after getting stuck in a traffic jam or wait for the school bell for recess time or for going home.
He said: "People need to know what it is like to wait two or three years for treatment.
The waiting period at the prestigious Delhi Gymkhana, which was about 25 years till 2016, has gone up to 37 years and nearly 3,000 applicants are in the wait list.
I will wait for you as the colloquy waits on polyphony; wait for you as the bunting waits on the berry.
The increase in average waiting time of video packets as the arrival rate of voice packets increase can be explained by the fact that as the arrival rate of voice packets increase, the number of voice packets to be processed in the system also increases and this in turn increases the average waiting time of video packets since video packets have to wait for voice packets found in the system to be serviced before they receive service.