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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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At the end of termination, it declares all the nodes whose resource requirements are not met as deadlocked.
The first two strategies free the system from the possibility of becoming deadlocked, but are inefficient.
Deadlocked juries present a discouraging dilemma to trial judges and counsel hoping to avert costly retrials and avoid bogging down in a quagmire of drawn-out deliberations.
Right now talks are deadlocked," a 3i spokesman said.
When the header waits for longer than some threshold, it is assumed to be deadlocked.
They were still deadlocked at 3-3 after the penalty shoot out and McDonald's winner in sudden death was greeted with shock by gallant UUJ who lost goalkeeper Shane Wilson with a broken finger in 85 minutes.
Knowles said there likely will be a second trial for charges on which the jury deadlocked, but Glazier cannot be retried on attempted-murder charges.
The jury also acquitted him of unlawful sexual intercourse, and was deadlocked on the fourth count, of a lewd act on a child between the ages of 14 and 15.
The Los Angeles trial was the second for William Moore, 34, after a jury deadlocked on the same charges in a trial last December.
But jurors acquitted Juan Rodriguez on two counts and deadlocked on two others connected to the second drive-by shooting, which occurred a day later, as well as on three attempted-murder counts from the first shooting.
A Los Angeles Superior Court jury in March acquitted 24-year-old Joshua Harville of four counts of arson but deadlocked 8-4 in favor of not guilty on two other arson charges.
IN a statement after a jury deadlocked for the second time in the trial of Jeremy Morse, a former Inglewood police officer, his attorney, John Barnett, said that no full jury would ever vote to convict or acquit his client.