The awkward moment when four cars approach a four-way stop intersection at the same time, but no one can remember who should go first. Everyone pauses until someone with natural leadership qualities raises his/her right hand to motion for someone to go.
A four-way pause is when four cars approach a four-way stop intersection. No one moves until one of the people raises his/her hand to motion for someone to move.
by gmcqueen November 07, 2010