deadlock definition

  • noun:
    • A standstill resulting from the resistance of two unrelenting forces or factions.
    • Sports the tied rating.
    • Computer Science A failure or failure to proceed considering two programs or products both calling for an answer through the other before completing a procedure.
    • A standstill resulting from the opposition of two uniformly matched forces; a stalemate or impasse
    • An inability to carry on considering two programs or devices each requiring a response from various other before completing a procedure
    • A lock which can be not self-latching, but needs an integral to put the bolt forward.
    • A counteraction of things, which creates a whole stoppage; a complete obstruction of activity.
    • A lock done one side by a handle as well as on others side by a key.
    • A Total stoppage, stand-still, or entanglement; a state of matters for which further progress or a choice is for the time impossible, like from an inextricable securing up: as, a dead-lock in a legislature where functions are uniformly balanced.
    • A lock with a key-bolt, but with no latch-bolt, operated by a knob.
    • A lock in which the key-bolt should be moved by turning the important thing in each direction: distinguished from a spring lock.
    • a situation which no development can be made or no development is possible
  • verb-transitive:
    • To bring or visited a deadlock.
  • verb:
    • resulting in or even started to a deadlock
  • others:
    • to create to a dead-lock or standstill: as, “they have dead-locked the legislature,”

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