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execution

1. the carrying out or undergoing of a sentence of death
2. 
a. the enforcement of the judgment of a court of law
b. the writ ordering such enforcement

Execution

Exile (See BANISHMENT.)
Budd, Billy
court-martialed and hanged for accidently killing a ship’s officer. [Am. Lit.: Herman Melville Billy Budd]
cigarette
final favor granted one about to die. [Pop. Cult.: Misc.]
Deever, Danny
hanged by his regiment for shooting a comrade. [Br. Lit.: Kipling Danny Deever in Benét, 549]
Derrick
famous hangman; eponym of modern hoisting apparatus. [Br. Hist.: Espy, 170]
Doeg the Edomite
dispatches priests of Nob under Saul’s order. [O.T.: I Samuel 22:18–19]
Esmerelda
her hanging is triumphantly watched from a tower by Frollo, who is thereupon thrown from it by Quasimodo. [Fr. Lit.: Victor Hugo The Hunchback of Notre Dame]
guillotine
invented during French Revolution as a humane method of capital punishment. [Fr. Hist.: Benét, 429]
hangman’s noose
characteristic knot for death by hanging. [Pop. Cult.: Misc.]
Ko-Ko
appointed by the Mikado as Lord High Executioner. [Br. Opera: The Mikado]
Lord of the Manor of Tyburn
nickname for ordinary hangman at Tyburn gallows. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1110]
Macheath, Capt.
swaggering highwayman sentenced to execution but reprieved at the last moment. [Br. Lit.: The Beggar’s Opera in Magill I, 59; The Threepenny Opera in Benét, 90]
Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico
executed in 1867; subject of painting by Manet. [Mex. Hist.: NCE, 1728; Fr. Art: EB, 11:440]
Savonarola (1452–1498)
reformer priest, hanged and burned at the stake as a heretic. [Ital. Hist.: Benét, 900]
Seven That Were Hanged, The
describes the fears and actions of five men and two women before their deaths on the scaffold. [Russ. Lit.: Magill II, 957]
Sorel, Julien
attempts to kill his employer’s wife, (his mistress), is condemned to the guillotine. [Fr. Lit.: Stendhal The Red and the Black in Magill I, 808]
“Third of May, 1808, The”
Goya painting of Napoleon’s soldiers firing on Spanish rebels. [Sp. Art: EB, 8:260]
Tyburn
site of gallows where criminals were publicly hanged. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 920]

execution

(operating system, programming)
The process of carrying out the instructions in a computer program by a computer.

See also dry run.
References in classic literature ?
The public is informed that on Wednesday, February 23d, being the first day of the Carnival, executions will take place in the Piazza del Popolo, by order of the Tribunal of the Rota, of two persons, named Andrea Rondola, and Peppino, otherwise called Rocca Priori; the former found guilty of the murder of a venerable and exemplary priest, named Don Cesare Torlini, canon of the church of St.
Growing at a 42% CAGR, volume of non-displayed liquidity execution will triple to 1.
The film, as well as a short documentary following it titled ``Witnesses to the Execution,'' points out that White's murdering Milk was more an act of psychotic politics than homophobia.
Maybe another line or two notes that it was the state's ninth execution this year.
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Showing growing impatience with death penalty delays, the Supreme Court sharply rebuked a federal appeals court Wednesday for belatedly blocking a killer's execution in California, two days before he was scheduled to die.
Order Execution Services (OES) said today that veteran Wall Street executive Richard Korhammer has joined its Board of Advisors.
Tongues of flame burst from the head of condemned murderer Pedro Medina during his execution Tuesday as onlookers gasped with horror and prison officials stood stock-still in bewilderment.
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But British filmmaker Rod Williams doesn't shrink from trying with the no-nonsense HBO documentary ``A Kill for a Kill,'' about the first family in Texas to witness the execution of a killer.
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every day knowing that the clock is ticking toward their execution," said Lance Lindsey of Death Penalty Focus.