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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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The thick fog that enveloped the city yesterday afternoon was predicted to hang heavy during the evening, sparking warnings of rush-hour disruption today.
The atmosphere would hang heavy with the fog of cigarette and pipe smoke, men would stand in small groups by the bar or sit at small, heavy cast iron tables laden with straight glasses of foaming beer.
Initially, the imprint o Depeche Mode hang heavy, but Alan Moulder's echoey gimmick-filled production with its pulsating bass, squalling guitar and soggy lift-off doesn't help them into anoth realm (that manned b U2), but just confirms kindergarten rock status.
The company is also advising people to bleed their radiators, to only heat used rooms and to hang heavy curtains.
Devotees even hang heavy weights from their bodies in the belief that their wishes would be fulfilled.
In Jackel's version, however, the wings slump, the shoulders hunch, the arms hang heavy, and the fingers go slightly limp--a subtle detournement hinting at reaper and zombie.
The show's Gordon Ramsay heyday lasted only the one series, back in 2004, but the stench of the burly Scot continues to hang heavy about the show like the proverbial fart in a lift.