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deadlock

noun block, blockage, check, checkmate, dead end, dead heat, dilemma, draw, drawn battle, drawn game, frustration, impasse, insoluble difference, no decision, obstruction, paralysis, predicament, quandary, stalemate, stand off, standstill, state of inaction, state of indecision, state of inertia, state of neutralization, stoppage, stumbling block, tie
Associated concepts: deadlock breaking instructions, deaddocked corporation, jury deadlocked, tie vote
See also: abeyance, bar, check, clog, draw, halt, impasse, impede, interruption, quagmire, stem
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Once the algorithm is finished, the processes that are part of a knot can start an algorithm to choose a victim such that, when terminated, the deadlock is solved.
As Deadlock notes, Gore showed those qualities more clearly after the election than before: "Again and again, his aides found themselves amazed by his consistency, his decisiveness during the War for Florida.
22) Relevant considerations include the content of the deadlock instruction given, the length of deliberation after the instruction, the total length of deliberation, and any indicia in the record of coercion or pressure on the jury.
Mr Mitchell has met all the parties but so far has failed to break the deadlock over decomm- issioning of weapons and the setting up of an executive.
Clinton will meet both men and other leaders to try to end the deadlock.
BUSINESS WIRE)--April 15, 1997--One of the top selling turn-based PC strategy games of last year, Deadlock(TM), prepares its return in Accolade's Deadlock 2(TM).
Leading titles from Accolade include HardBall, Jack Nicklaus Golf, Test Drive, Deadlock and Star Control.
At the same time, we have increased our in-house development of new series, like Deadlock and Eradicator.
28, 1996--Accolade, a leading publisher of interactive entertainment software, announced today that Deadlock, a new planetary conquest strategy game that includes Internet play, has begun shipping.
Beginning with this month's shipment of Deadlock, a multiplayer planetary conquest strategy game, all multiplayer Accolade games will feature a new SOLO Plus logo on product packaging.
However, the problem is less one of deadlock between parties than one of all parties taking the issue seriously.