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halt

Chiefly Brit a minor railway station, without permanent buildings

halt

[hȯlt]
(computer science)
The cessation of the execution of the sequence of operations in a computer program resulting from a halt instruction, hang-up, or interrupt.

halt

An operation code that causes the CPU to stop.
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Earlier, Director General Technical Services Niaz Ahmed Soomro while briefing the Administrator said that 70 per cent work on Malir Halt flyover has been completed and remaining work will be done in next four months.
Founded in 2004, Halt Medical is a medical device innovator focused on establishing a new standard of care for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids.
HASS - on the basis of HALT - concerns a procedure in which the quality of the series-produced product is tested.
It is the culmination of a 16-year effort since the first outline permission for the hospital was granted and the idea of a rail halt was put forward.
The law to be debated in Iran's parliament on Sunday could halt exports of oil to the European Union as early as next week, Vice-Chairman of the Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Hossein Ibrahimi told FNA on Friday.
Briefly explain why President Nixon did not attempt to halt publication of the Pentagon Papers when he first heard about them --.
HALT (highly accelerated life testing) is "a series of controlled tests that stress a product beyond its normal working envelope with the intention of discovering latent defects that may cause issues for it in later life.
The decision, announced by Roberto Lavagna, Argentina's economy minister, was an attempt to halt the widespread theft of electrical copper cables.
The MTA board voted Thursday to proceed with Orange Line construction while a revised environmental study is under consideration, but busway opponents said they're seeking another court order to halt the work.
Environmental officials could halt every vehicle, shut down every power plant, and halt wind-blown pollution at Georgia's borders, yet still struggle to achieve federal clean air standards," she concluded, because of natural background emissions.
Dancers can now voluntarily opt for retirement at 40 and are obliged to halt their professional activities at age 42.
The Nasdaq stock market said May 29 it had requested additional information from Maxicare after a trading halt May 25-the day the Maxicare unit filed Chapter 11.