Top Definition
The brief moment of silence while driving under an overpass during a heavy rain.
Whoa... that down pause was cool, though brief!
by Krista in SLO December 19, 2010
when you're driving down the freeway when its pouring rain, and you go under an overpass or through a tunnel and the rain pauses for a second or two.
its quite exhilarating.
"Wow that was a long downpause, that overpass wasn't even that thick."
"ya that's because traffic is moving so slow"
by mibackibenzibie December 10, 2007

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