hang-up


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hang-up

[′haŋ‚əp]
(computer science)
A nonprogrammed stop in a computer routine caused by a human mistake or a computer malfunction.
(engineering)
A virtual leak resulting from the release of entrapped tracer gas from a leak detector vacuum system.
(mining engineering)
Blockage of the movement of ore by rock in an underground chute.
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AUSTIN, Texas -- Americans level about their hang-ups - regarding wall decor, that is - in a survey conducted by Burnes Group to introduce Level-Line, revolutionary new wall decor with a built-in leveling system.
This keeps the customer engaged until they can be serviced, and consequently avoids hang-ups and lost business.
A Most doctors have heard of far stranger hang-ups than yours, Janine, so explain the problem.
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Parker (right, battling with Shaun Maloney) claims their resilience in fighting back to beat Manchester City and grab a late point at Wigan proves they have no hang-ups.
What right does P Ford have to impose his hang-ups on other people's rights to have their own premises for smoking?
And Janet says her hang-ups are all down to her superstar brother Michael, who spat cruel taunts at her when they were growing up together.
Tory leadership favourite David Cameron last night indicated that a Westminster government led by him would have no hang-ups about the National Assembly pursuing its own policy agenda.