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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Let-up  \Let"-up`\  (l[e^]t"[u^]p`),  n.  [See  {Let}  to  forbear.] 
  Abatement;  also  cessation;  as  it  blew  a  gale  for  three  days 
  without  any  let-up.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  letup 
  n  :  a  pause  during  which  things  are  calm  or  activities  are 
  diminished;  "there  was  never  a  letup  in  the  noise"  [syn: 
  {lull}] 




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