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Pause

FilledSmallSquare Pause[n] pauses for at least n seconds.

FilledSmallSquare Pause is accurate only down to a granularity of at least $TimeUnit seconds.

FilledSmallSquare The time elapsed during the execution of Pause is counted in SessionTime and AbsoluteTiming, but not in TimeUsed or Timing.

FilledSmallSquare Under multitasking operating systems, there may be a delay of significantly more than n seconds when you execute Pause[n].

FilledSmallSquare See Section 2.14.3.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 2.

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