lull


lull
1. noun
a) A period of rest or soothing

About 2 hours in, a long lull cleared everyone out, and then it started getting a little more consistent and pushing chest ta neck high — 808surfer.com forum [

b) a period without waves or wind. <! in case anyones wondering, yes, this surfing usage is a special case of the general sense of lull as a pause, but in surfing a lull means specifically a pause between sets of waves
2. verb
a) To cause to rest by soothing influences; to compose; to calm; to soothe; to quiet.
b) of the surface of the sea, to not move due to a lack of wind and waves.

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