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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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Level-Line empowers consumers to get past their hang-ups, so they can display their wall decor level and in record time.
I have hang-ups like everyone else - I've never been a big fan of my thighs.
We all have our hang-ups When it comes to living a healthy and sustainable lifestyle, mine's soda--real-deal soda, with HFCS and caffeine that's packaged like crazy and trucked in from who knows where.
Ohuruogu, with just one low-key outing under her belt this summer, has no hang-ups about stepping into the world famous arena against two of her biggest rivals.
CELLULITE, brown spots and dry, sagging skin number amongst the most common hang-ups of women fretting about the state of their skin as the warmer months loom.
According to the senator,"apathy and lack of understanding" remain the primary hang-ups to moving the Non-admitted and Reinsurance Reform Act, which Martinez is working to introduce in the Senate.
It is ignorant to suggest] that if we can get comfortable with our sexuality and shed all our old hang-ups (moral or otherwise), we'll be just fine in the bedroom.
But in practice it looks suspiciously like an aging wild child trying to show he can still let his freak flags fly at The Man and all his hang-ups.
And while the specific problem resided in the transformers on each pole, added distribution stations -- which have been stalled by internal operating hang-ups -- might have made a difference.
As antigay evangelical Christians, with all of their hang-ups about sex and the body, have gained power in America, there have been calls by some gays and allies to tone down our sexual culture in a bid to get more people on our side.
BILL Some guys, not all, have hang-ups about girls being taller.
When he finally did (888-8888), it proved unusable because it received numerous hang-ups, gurgling, and "dead air" calls.