] pauses for at least n seconds.
Pause is accurate only down to a granularity of at least $TimeUnit seconds.
The time elapsed during the execution of Pause is counted in SessionTime, but not in TimeUsed or Timing.
Under multitasking operating systems, there may be a delay of significantly more than n seconds when you execute Pause[
See the Mathematica book: Section 2.13.3.
This gives various time functions, pauses for about 5 seconds, then reevaluates the time functions. TimeUsed is not affected by the pause.
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