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hang

[haŋ]
(ordnance)
To lock the receiver or bolt of a gun in an open position.

hang

(1)
To wait for an event that will never occur. "The system is hanging because it can't read from the crashed drive". See wedged, hung.

hang

(2)
To wait for some event to occur; to hang around until something happens. "The program displays a menu and then hangs until you type a character." Compare block.

hang

(3)
To attach a peripheral device, especially in the construction "hang off": "We're going to hang another tape drive off the file server." Implies a device attached with cables, rather than something that is strictly inside the machine's chassis.
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And with more bars, cafes and late night hang outs than any other city in the world, Barcelona is a great choice for any night owls.
Charley believes she has a tale to tell after commenting at her BB audition: "I go to clubs which are high celebrity hang outs. I've met Puff Daddy, John Legend, every time I go out I meet someone famous.
He adds: "Then I figured that if I wanted to have a night out with these two I couldjust head down to Newz Bar, or one of the other celeb hang outs, and have a chat to them!
The site has been used by the celebrities to list their favourite 'hang outs' including clubs, restaurants, hotels, shops and museums.