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Noun: while  wI(-u)l
  1. A period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
    "he was here for a little while";
    - piece, spell, patch
Conjunction: while  wI(-u)l
  1. At the same time that
    "they were walking home while they were discussing the problem";
    - as, when, whilst [Brit]
  2. Even though, in spite of the fact that
    "while I love you, I cannot marry you";
    - altho [US], although, though, tho', whilst [Brit]
Verb: while  wI(-u)l
  1. Spend or pass, as with boredom or in a pleasant manner; of time
    - while away, get through

Sounds like: whe, whil

Derived forms: whiles, whiled, whiling

Type of: pass, spend, time

Encyclopedia: While