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exception

1. Law (formerly) a formal objection in the course of legal proceedings
2. Law a clause or term in a document that restricts the usual legal effect of the document

exception

An error condition that changes the normal flow of control in a program. An exception may be generated ("raised") by hardware or software. Hardware exceptions include reset, interrupt or a signal from a memory management unit. Exceptions may be generated by the arithmetic logic unit or floating-point unit for numerical errors such as divide by zero, overflow or underflow or instruction decoding errors such as privileged, reserved, trap or undefined instructions. Software exceptions are even more varied and the term could be applied to any kind of error checking which alters the normal behaviour of the program.

exception

An error. See exception handling.
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All these species are peculiar to this archipelago; and so is the whole group, with the exception of one species of the sub-group Cactornis, lately brought from Bow Island, in the Low Archipelago.
With the exception of a wren with a fine yellow breast, and of a tyrant-flycatcher with a scarlet tuft and breast, none of the birds are brilliantly coloured, as might have been expected in an equatorial district.
Mauritius offers an apparent exception, where I saw the Rana Mascariensis in abundance: this frog is said now to inhabit the Seychelles, Madagascar, and Bourbon; but on the other hand, Du Bois, in his voyage in 1669, states that there were no reptiles in Bourbon except tortoises; and the Officier du Roi asserts that before 1768 it had been attempted, without success, to introduce frogs into Mauritius -- I presume for the purpose of eating: hence it may be well doubted whether this frog is an aboriginal of these islands.
"Look back at the description: 'Hair cut rather short, clean shaven, with the exception of narrow half-whiskers.' The wretch was safe from pursuit; he had ample time at his disposal--don't you see how he could completely alter the appearance of his head and face?
All the officers agreed, with the one exception of Wardour, who still kept silence.
Therefore you might perfectly have made the claim for him if you had not, as it happened, seen an exception to take.
ENPNewswire-July 29, 2019--Central Bank of Ireland-Financial Stability Note: Fifth of all mortgages in 2018 availed of exceptions from mortgage measures requirements
This week, the FDA released its draft guidance, Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions from the Requirements of Section 582 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act Guidance for Industry.
At present, the vast majority of vulnerabilities that are found by vulnerability mining tools are in the form of memory access exceptions [13].
This is especially true when it comes to filing "exceptions" to recommended orders.
Any method can throw and catch exceptions. The call exception hierarchy, in this case, implies the parent-child relationship among exceptions.