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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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I have hang-ups like everyone else - I've never been a big fan of my thighs.
I did not mean to conclude that a woman could have the best sex in the world if she just gets rid of any hang-ups but tried to emphasize the importance of communication, closeness, and sharing.
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.
There are not as many blogs as there are sites devoted to personal hang-ups and obscure passions.
Western Europeans don't have backward, puritanical hang-ups about sexuality like we do.
We tried not to let this become a "group therapy" session, in which we dealt with all the our "ministry hang-ups.
We're talking common problems here, from system hang-ups and cranky mice to vanishing graphics and cabling issues.
A2 Liner Pipe's rubber gasketed Stab-Joint is designed to have the same outside diameter as the liner pipe itself, which prevents hang-ups due to offset joints and other interferences.
Their new release, Hang-ups, Heartaches and Hangovers (out now on Lorelei Records), is a mix of straight-forward street punk, dirty rock and roll and even some Ramones-esque style punk.
Luck is not a precisely composed view of spaced-out urban neurotics with rarified hang-ups.
The line is designed to be easy to use, portable and multipurpose and includes lavender-infused cedar shapes, sachets, closet hang-ups and drawer liners to protect clothing from insects and freshen the air.