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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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Halting cases like this represents a significant cost to the public purse, and I believe the Government has not taken such costs into consideration - their cuts are a false economy.
Catherine~~s halting site, wetlands, kilkenny and the proposed development of the group housing scheme that will replace the existing halting site (2) st.
Meanwhile, strength of patrolling police has been reduced and deployed on the check posts and police halting points, resultantly patrolling police has lost its importance.
The bank may resort to halting its rate increases as the economy is showing signs of weakening.
In short order, appeals courts in New York and Washington reached opposite conclusions, with the New York court halting publication and the Washington court allowing it.
He then describes how computers have revolutionized mathematical thought, focusing on Alan Turing's halting theorem, which states that there's no algorithm for deciding whether a self-contained computer program will finish or run forever.
The government of Argentina announced in mid-July that it was halting the export of copper scrap for 90 days.
Duane Dobbert's Halting The Sexual Predators Among Us should be part of any public or college-level collection: it outlines the problem and emphasizes everyone should be involved in creating a safer world.
There's an urgent need for sharper legal work immediately since the Valley community group that's fighting the busway is going back to court to seek an order again halting construction.
Koga told reporters after the meeting, ''There is no way we can gain approval from local people without halting the project and opening the gates,'' which were shut in 1997.