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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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There's been a lot of pressure on the lad, especially with the PS35m price tag hanging round his neck, and he's still just a kid.
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Earlier, the women, who accused Bieber of the theft, told the LAPD that she attempted to take a photo of the 20-year-old singer with her iPhone at the Sherman Oaks Castle Park in Los Angeles, where the singer and his entourage were playing mini-golf and hanging round the batting cages.
Hours were spent hanging round to see if the teams could get out there to secure bonus points which they would have long hoovered up already if the umpires had not been so quick to take the players o on previous days.
I for one am over the moon that astronomical amounts of cash and top flight football are no longer close bedfellows and that today's players are not motivated by earning shed loads, buying fancy dan cars and hanging round with dolly birds in casinos.
GANGS of young people hanging round shops, street corners, play areas all with one thing in common.
He stopped hanging round with his old friends and people were scared of him and the gang.
I have no idea what it's worth but it would mean a lot more to us as footballers if we win it, in terms of when we retire from football in many years hence, to see a medal hanging round our necks.
If you're lucky you'll manage to snag a ticket - failing that, dressing up as a giant leek and hanging round the stage door in the hope of being mistaken as a prop is always worth a try.
The Adelphi, The Kingston, Coronet and The Grange, The Techno generation would find it so strange, No hanging round shuttered shop fronts wasting our time, Saturday morning, "ABC Minors," it was truly sublime.
We are appealing for anyone who saw them making off, or hanging round in the area previously, to contact police.
The court was told CCTV footage showed Sean entering and leaving several town centre nightspots and hanging round kebab shops before heading towards Wildmill in the early hours.