string break

string break

[′striŋ ‚brāk]
(computer science)
In the sorting of records, the situation that arises when there are no records having keys with values greater than the highest key already written in the sequence of records currently being processed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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We all know the routine of practicing many hours, the miseries of missed notes, the sweating out of those moments before a daunting performance, having a valve string break in a performance, etc., but we all can recall moments, too, of merriment and behind-the-scenes foibles or predicaments of which only we, not the audience, are aware.
The LED drivers are rated for 3,000 VAC isolation and feature inherent over-current, short circuit (shorted string), overload and open circuit (string break) protection.
The cellist told of having a string break in the middle of a concert.
One of the most frustrating problems a directional drilling crew can encounter is having a rig's drill string break or become stuck during drilling or pullback operations.
Prologue shows the four leads, all college seniors, playing in a student contest -- a highly agitato piece of music that grinds to a halt as each player is hit by bad luck (one loses his music, another sneezes, the cellist has a string break).
The top life lessons learned from Winniethe-Pooh include: "A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference", "if the string breaks, try another piece of string" and "the most important thing is, even if we're apart, I'll always be with you".
The top life lessons learned from Winnie-the-Pooh include: "A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference", "if the string breaks, try another piece of string" and "the most important thing is, even if we're apart, I'll always be with you".
Theory has it that by the time the string breaks the wish will come true.
Since the string breaks [25] when it reaches a separation distance
When the string breaks, the wish is thought to come true.
If you do change the string, take several precise measurements first and then get everything back in place after the new string breaks in.
When Jacob falls from a roof and hurts his leg -- at exactly the same time a string breaks on her cello -- Dina believes she was somehow responsible for the accident.