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time-out

Computing a condition occurring when the amount of time a computer has been instructed to wait for another device to perform a task has expired, usually indicated by an error message
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With enough time-out repetitions, most dogs will give up the mounting, at least for the time being.
Other research has demonstrated that when a brief time-out was implemented as a consequence of noncompliance, compliance more than doubled and remained elevated for several weeks afterward (Rortvedt & Miltenberger, 1994).
Both teams called successive time-outs. Then former Wolves man Dave Jones fouled Josh Cooprider to give his former skipper the chance to to net two free throws to clinch the game and he duly obliged.
Boutmans and Swillen (1991) investigated the influence of the time-out on the score of the team that called it, and determined that it had a positive influence, and that the largest probability for a positive influence seemed to exist with score difference between minus and plus four points.
The 'Fantastic Four' actress who is expecting her second child with husband Cash Warren subjects Honor 'time-out' as previous methods were not able to contain the toddler's misbehaviour.
There are several people who must coordinate their activities during a long time-out. It is best for the head coach to determine who will be seated in the bench area and to assign duties in advance: Will the coaching staff visit first before addressing the players?
Does the offense have its full complement of three time-outs? If so, they can mix their calls and not have to throw on every play.
Among several radical ideas (more video technology, compressing all internationals into five weeks at the end of the season, etc), the one that stands out is his call for time-outs.
Perhaps the primary reason to call a time-out is to stop the opponents' momentum or "run" Al McGuire believed that a coach had to call a T.O.
The heat and humidity are a major concern for the Azzurri, so much so that team doctor Enrico Castellacci wants FIFA to allow time-outs so players can drink water in their next two encounters, which both kick off at 1pm local time.
In this case, the most appropriate negative punishment is a time-out. Used in conjunction with a "no-reward marker" (NRM) or "punishment" marker, this works best for bullying behavior.
official's decision (which costs a time-out if unsuccessful) as they had already had their three intervals.

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