What does the word lull mean?

Usage examples for lull

  1. The lull of action was soon to be disturbed. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. He gave his ready help; and there ensued a lull, for it was a wet day, such as to make Mr. Froggatt's coming doubtful. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. But in the lull that followed there were some who demanded proof of the tattered young man who stood before them and claimed that he was king. – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs