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exception

1. Law (formerly) a formal objection in the course of legal proceedings
2. Law a clause or term in a document that restricts the usual legal effect of the document

exception

An error condition that changes the normal flow of control in a program. An exception may be generated ("raised") by hardware or software. Hardware exceptions include reset, interrupt or a signal from a memory management unit. Exceptions may be generated by the arithmetic logic unit or floating-point unit for numerical errors such as divide by zero, overflow or underflow or instruction decoding errors such as privileged, reserved, trap or undefined instructions. Software exceptions are even more varied and the term could be applied to any kind of error checking which alters the normal behaviour of the program.
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All these species are peculiar to this archipelago; and so is the whole group, with the exception of one species of the sub-group Cactornis, lately brought from Bow Island, in the Low Archipelago.
With the exception of a wren with a fine yellow breast, and of a tyrant-flycatcher with a scarlet tuft and breast, none of the birds are brilliantly coloured, as might have been expected in an equatorial district.
Mauritius offers an apparent exception, where I saw the Rana Mascariensis in abundance: this frog is said now to inhabit the Seychelles, Madagascar, and Bourbon; but on the other hand, Du Bois, in his voyage in 1669, states that there were no reptiles in Bourbon except tortoises; and the Officier du Roi asserts that before 1768 it had been attempted, without success, to introduce frogs into Mauritius -- I presume for the purpose of eating: hence it may be well doubted whether this frog is an aboriginal of these islands.
Look back at the description: 'Hair cut rather short, clean shaven, with the exception of narrow half-whiskers.
All the officers agreed, with the one exception of Wardour, who still kept silence.
Therefore you might perfectly have made the claim for him if you had not, as it happened, seen an exception to take.
In "The High Cost of a Free Lunch," (JofA, June00, page 61) the author says IRC section 274(n)(2) provides several exceptions to the 50% limitation on meals and entertainment expenses.
The Supreme Court of the United States has addressed this need by recognizing search warrant exceptions that apply to situations where the usual search warrant requirement would hinder law enforcement in acquiring evidence that may be otherwise lost, or in obtaining items that would pose a danger to the public or to the officers.
The basis for the exception to the limits are contained in Sub-Section F "Exceptions" to the regulations, which reads as follows:
Although the Stark amendment has exceptions to its prohibition, these exemptions are narrowly drawn.
Center Bank also employs SQNs SENTRY: Exception(TM), which centralizes workflow by importing data on all exceptions from multiple sources, thereby speeding up pay/no pay decision making in the Back Office.
2004-65 lists exceptions for fees based on the Sec.