Otherwise known as, the “awkward pause” that facilitators leave after asking a question. For in-person events, the typical pause is “counting to 7” and in virtual events that goes a bit further: count to 10 (yes, really!).
Citation: Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement. (2022) CSCCE Glossary: Virtual Events. Pratt, Woodley, Ainsworth, Carter, Crall, Elkins, Gauthier, Ihle, Kornahrens, Martinic, Santistevan, Shaikh, Sidik, and Wyatt doi: 10.5281/zenodo.6608609