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exit

1. Theatre the act of going offstage
2. Bridge
a. the act of losing the lead deliberately
b. a card enabling one to do this

exit

[′eg·zət]
(computer science)
A way of terminating a repeated cycle of operations in a computer program.
A place at which such a cycle can be stopped.
(engineering)
A door, passage, or place of egress.

exit

That portion of a means of egress which is separated from the rest of a building by walls, floors, doors, or other means and which provides a reasonably protected path of escape for the occupants of a building in the event of fire.

exit

(1) To get out of the current mode or quit the program. Contrast with launch.

(2) A DOS/Windows command that exits the command prompt.

(3) An instruction that terminates a script or program. The exit command may take a numeric argument to identify the reason for ending. For example, a "0" is often assigned to a normal close. Other exits are given different numbers by the programmer to identify which part of the program could no longer handle the current inputs and had to abnormally terminate.
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The cars entering the car park from Queen Street South also have a problem with cars exiting while you are entering the car park.
Also of note is that those exiting for 'non-compliance' reasons tend to have longer spell durations than those making other non-transitional exits.
For example, interest inventories can expand the range of options of which the person is aware for someone in the Imagining status, clarify areas of interest for someone in the iNforming status, narrow the focus for someone in the Choosing status, suggest related fields for someone in the Obtaining status, assist in planning next steps in career pathing for someone in the Maintaining status, and ease transitions by suggesting alternatives for someone in the Exiting status.
It is important to remember that no matter how good the technology or design, preventing unwanted exiting involves more than technology: It is affected by staff practices and must also involve programming.
After exiting his patrol unit, the detective, who had nearly 4 years' law enforcement experience, told the suspects to put their hands on their vehicle.
Second, the partnership could have completed both sides of the exchange, cashed out the exiting partners either before or after the exchange, and distributed either divided or undivided interests in the new property(ies) to the remaining partners.
If one comments to the illegal exiting drivers, one usually gets a lot of abuse and a two fingered gesture from both men and women.