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hang up

i. The failure of any external or internal stores to be released from an aircraft when so commanded. The failure of a gun, cannon, or rocket to fire or a bomb to be released constitutes a hang up.
ii. The failure of a gas turbine engine to build up self-sustaining RPM when being started. Also known as a hung start.
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