A pause in a line of verse determined by good sense or all-natural speech rhythm in the place of by metrics.
A pause or interruption, as in discussion: After another weighty caesura the senator resumed speaking.
In Latin and Greek prosody, some slack in a line brought on by the ending of a word within a foot, especially when this coincides with a sense division.
songs A pause or respiration at a spot of rhythmic division in a melody.
A pause or interruption in a poem, music, building or other work of art.
In Classical prosody, making use of two terms to divide a metrical base.
A metrical break in a verse, happening in the center of a foot and generally nearby the center associated with the verse; a feeling pause in the exact middle of a foot. Additionally, an extended syllable by which the cæsural accent rests, or which is used as a foot.
a pause or disruption (such as a discussion).
etc. See cesura, cesural, etc.
some slack or pause (usually for good sense) in the center of a verse range