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hang

[haŋ]
(ordnance)
To lock the receiver or bolt of a gun in an open position.

hang

(1)
To wait for an event that will never occur. "The system is hanging because it can't read from the crashed drive". See wedged, hung.

hang

(2)
To wait for some event to occur; to hang around until something happens. "The program displays a menu and then hangs until you type a character." Compare block.

hang

(3)
To attach a peripheral device, especially in the construction "hang off": "We're going to hang another tape drive off the file server." Implies a device attached with cables, rather than something that is strictly inside the machine's chassis.
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Readers who flipped past the cover photo of Hayworth hanging tough in front of the border fence got to read the congressman's thoughts on dispatching troops to the country's southern flank and quashing Mexico's secret desire to reconquer the Southwest.
In some markets they're hanging tough, adamantly maintaining that taking a turn on call is a traditional quid pro quo for hospital admitting privileges.
He still hits the ball long and straight and his temperament is ideal for grinding out pars and hanging tough.
Led by Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner, key House Republicans have been hanging tough, resisting changes to these vital proposals.
And also like Campechano, he's hanging tough against the encroachment of Guadalajara--and the decline of clay supplies.
If you're still hanging tough with BLACK ENTERPRISE'S financial workout, you've set up a household budget you can live with and started clipping your expenses.