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hang-up

[′haŋ‚əp]
(computer science)
A nonprogrammed stop in a computer routine caused by a human mistake or a computer malfunction.
(engineering)
A virtual leak resulting from the release of entrapped tracer gas from a leak detector vacuum system.
(mining engineering)
Blockage of the movement of ore by rock in an underground chute.
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Shipstead is more into the family hang-ups over the finer points of little social distinctions, a la Jane Austen.
I have hang-ups like everyone else - I've never been a big fan of my thighs.
The sweetly neurotic lad is like a little version of Wally, with many of the same mannerisms and hang-ups, and it's obvious he's the dad.
Happy with the simple things, No hang-ups, spoiled for choice, A plank across four old pram wheels, Though crude, was my Rolls Royce.
We all have our hang-ups When it comes to living a healthy and sustainable lifestyle, mine's soda--real-deal soda, with HFCS and caffeine that's packaged like crazy and trucked in from who knows where.
Ohuruogu, with just one low-key outing under her belt this summer, has no hang-ups about stepping into the world famous arena against two of her biggest rivals.
YUMMY mummy Dani Behr will not strip off in the jungle as she has hang-ups about her figure.
CELLULITE, brown spots and dry, sagging skin number amongst the most common hang-ups of women fretting about the state of their skin as the warmer months loom.
Tim Benjamin has no hang-ups about facing world-class opposition when he makes his season's 400m debut in the Norwich Union Glasgow Grand Prix tomorrow.
But in practice it looks suspiciously like an aging wild child trying to show he can still let his freak flags fly at The Man and all his hang-ups.
And while the specific problem resided in the transformers on each pole, added distribution stations -- which have been stalled by internal operating hang-ups -- might have made a difference.
As antigay evangelical Christians, with all of their hang-ups about sex and the body, have gained power in America, there have been calls by some gays and allies to tone down our sexual culture in a bid to get more people on our side.