hang-up


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hang-up

[′haŋ‚əp]
(computer science)
A nonprogrammed stop in a computer routine caused by a human mistake or a computer malfunction.
(engineering)
A virtual leak resulting from the release of entrapped tracer gas from a leak detector vacuum system.
(mining engineering)
Blockage of the movement of ore by rock in an underground chute.
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We all have our hang-ups When it comes to living a healthy and sustainable lifestyle, mine's soda--real-deal soda, with HFCS and caffeine that's packaged like crazy and trucked in from who knows where.
Ohuruogu, with just one low-key outing under her belt this summer, has no hang-ups about stepping into the world famous arena against two of her biggest rivals.
Tesco is launching a pioneering service where female shoppers can consult an expert panel who will help them to "hang up their body hang-ups" once and for all.
CELLULITE, brown spots and dry, sagging skin number amongst the most common hang-ups of women fretting about the state of their skin as the warmer months loom.
[It is ignorant to suggest] that if we can get comfortable with our sexuality and shed all our old hang-ups (moral or otherwise), we'll be just fine in the bedroom.
Tim Benjamin has no hang-ups about facing world-class opposition when he makes his season's 400m debut in the Norwich Union Glasgow Grand Prix tomorrow.
But in practice it looks suspiciously like an aging wild child trying to show he can still let his freak flags fly at The Man and all his hang-ups.
As antigay evangelical Christians, with all of their hang-ups about sex and the body, have gained power in America, there have been calls by some gays and allies to tone down our sexual culture in a bid to get more people on our side.
BILL Some guys, not all, have hang-ups about girls being taller.
When he finally did (888-8888), it proved unusable because it received numerous hang-ups, gurgling, and "dead air" calls.
There are not as many blogs as there are sites devoted to personal hang-ups and obscure passions.
Western Europeans don't have backward, puritanical hang-ups about sexuality like we do.