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Chiefly Brit a minor railway station, without permanent buildings
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The cessation of the execution of the sequence of operations in a computer program resulting from a halt instruction, hang-up, or interrupt.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
haltAn operation code that causes the CPU to stop.
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