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halt

Chiefly Brit a minor railway station, without permanent buildings

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.

halt

An operation code that causes the CPU to stop.
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Moreover, the output of these checkposts and halting points are near zero while the officials who are deployed on the halting points are getting bribes without any fear.
Koga told reporters after the meeting, ''There is no way we can gain approval from local people without halting the project and opening the gates,'' which were shut in 1997.
As part of the current reassessment of circuit breakers, some have suggested halting trading for the day when prices decline a fairly large amount, say 20 percent, regardless of how early in the day that the price decline occurs.
He and his colleagues now report that certain fruit-derived flavonoids seem especially potent at halting the growth of cancer cells.