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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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Maybe a big golden U he can hang round his fat neck.
The American needed just 58 minutes to beat the number 10 seed 6-2 6- 4 and secure an Olympic gold medal she will be able to hang round the Wimbledon and US Open trophies she has already won this year during a winning streak which now stands at 32 matches.
Also youngsters of today can't go around in ones and twos, now they have to hang round in large groups.
Better still - unlike over here, where British royals looking for a bride have to shyly hang round real-tennis tournaments or polo matches to find Miss Wrong - in Swaziland the wannabe wives come to the king in what is known as the "reed dance" ceremony.