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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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At last she came up, beautiful and serene as ever, and, with one halt about two o'clock in the morning, we trudged on wearily through the night, till at last the welcome sun put a period to our labours.
We walked no longer, we staggered, now and again falling from exhaustion, and being obliged to call a halt every hour or so.
These Guidelines provide further detail on the parameters that trading venues should consider for the calibration of their circuit breakers, considering as such not only trading halts but also order price collars.
The Role and Impact of Trading Halts in the Nasdaq Stock Market"
The Working Group's original support for some form of planned trading halts should be placed in the context of the other recommendations of the Report.
PHOTO (1 -- 2 -- color) Traders cheer the halt of trading at the American Stock Exchange on Monday as one trader reacts to numbers on the Big Board.
In contrast to these widely accepted conclusions, in this paper we provide empirical evidence suggesting that trading halts by the specialists do not improve market efficiency and continuity during periods of extreme overall market volatility.
Mazu represents a sophisticated solution because it identifies and halts DDoS attacks while keeping normal business operations flowing.
The Nasdaq Stock Market(R) announced today that the trading halt status in Fusion Networks Holdings (NASDAQ:FUSN) was changed to "additional information requested" from the company.

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