halt

(redirected from halting)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms.

halt

Chiefly Brit a minor railway station, without permanent buildings
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

halt

[hȯlt]
(computer science)
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.

halt

An operation code that causes the CPU to stop.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.
References in periodicals archive ?
Since she and Dominique Cooper are both on the block, Jessica could play it safe by halting this week's eviction ceremony.
Halting cases like this represents a significant cost to the public purse, and I believe the Government has not taken such costs into consideration - their cuts are a false economy.
Meanwhile, strength of patrolling police has been reduced and deployed on the check posts and police halting points, resultantly patrolling police has lost its importance.
This manual process has been deemed as inadequate to deal with halting trading across multiple securities in multiple marketplaces in a short space of time.
Abdul Rahman al-Rashed, a Saudi columnist with the Saudi-owned newspaper ASHARQ AL AWSAT, criticized Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for summing up Palestinian demands for statehood in halting Jewish settlement building in the West Bank.
Members of the European Commission's Committee on Environment (ENVI) deeply regret that the EU's aim of halting biodiversity loss by 2010 has not been met, and say this failure to stop biodiversity loss is "ethically, ecologically and economically unacceptable".
By HALTing three or four units, hardware design- and software-related failures will repeat very closely under similar stress levels.
The company is halting production of its SUV model Tucsan in Plants II and V in Ulsan, and Grandeur TG and Sonata production lines in its Asan Plant.
The bank may resort to halting its rate increases as the economy is showing signs of weakening.