What does adjournment mean?
The definition of adjournment
Ad*journ”ment, n.
Etym: [Cf. f. adjournement, OF. ajornement. See Adjourn.]

1 The act of adjourning; the putting off till another day or time specified, or without day.
2 The time or interval during which a public body adjourns its sittings or postpones business.