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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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While other kids hang round on street corners unemployed, indulging in drugs and violence, these two lads are getting a good education and building a bright future for themselves.
It is in its early stages, but action might include bringing in diversionary schemes giving them somewhere else to hang round.
IT'S unfair that the police are giving curfews for the teenagers that hang round in "Pigeon Park".
Le't's get something into place for all the young people who hang round our streets.