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watchpoint

An option in certain debuggers that allows the programmer to stop the program when a specified data area is being accessed for reading or writing. It is a breakpoint for data rather than code. See breakpoint and watch variable.
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And then at last, just as my watch pointed to 6.50 (how well I remember the exact moment!) Rosalind awoke suddenly, as women and children do, sitting straight up on the instant, and putting up her hands to her tousled hair, with a half-startled "Where am I?" When her hair was once more "respectable," she gave her skirts a shake, bent sideways to pull up her stockings and tighten her garters, looked at her watch, and then with an exclamation at the lateness of the hour, went over, with an air of desperate determination, to her bicycle.
The real watch point here is not so much the number of feet computed for takeoff and landing, but the significant increases resulting from just a few knots of wind.
PORAC -- More than 120 offroaders revisited a lahar watch point here on Saturday to start a series of events celebrating the triumph of Kapampangan resiliency following Mt.
"Bring your wellies and take a short walk to the wildlife watch point through our welly splash, and then dry off with a hot drink in the cafe.
inflation will be a key watch point for fixed income managers in 2016.
The Seaquest Basking Shark Project trains the public to look out for basking sharks in day-long surveys from June 1 to August 31 at a watch point near Land's End.
The Indonesian UNIFIL contingent deployed advanced armored vehicles equipped with rocket launchers facing the Thaghra area, which has an Israeli watch point. A U.N.
The day that I lost a piece of myself, my unit was situated at a watch point about fifty kilometers from Kandahar, out in the middle of the rocky pasture land that seems to fill up that area of Afghanistan.
Groups like Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch point to the infamous State Security Investigations services for most of those violations.
A watch point, for example, lets developers know the processor has started to execute a specific routine.