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halt

noun abandonment, abeyance, armistice, arrest, block, break, breathing spell, cessation, check, close, closing, deadlock, delay, desistance, detention, deterrent, discontinuation, end, ending, estoppage, estoppel, hesitation, impasse, impediment, inactivity, intermissio, intermission, interruption, lapse, lull, obstruction, pause, prevention, prohibition, recess, remission, respite, rest, shutdown, stalemate, standstill, stay, stop, stopover, stoppage, suspension, termination, time out, truce, wait
Associated concepts: freeze, injunction, restraining order

halt

verb adjourn, arrest, balk, bar, bar someone's way, barricade, block, blockade, break, break off, bring to a standdtill, call a halt, cease, check, come to a stop, consistere, counteract, curb, cut short, dam, deadlock, debar, defeat, deter, disallow, discontinue, end, estop, foil, forbid, hamper, hinder, hold, impede, inhibit, interrupt, make inactive, obstruct, pause, preclude, prevent, prohibit, put an end to, quell, quit, remain, rest, restrain, restrict, stand, stand still, stay, stem, stop, stop an advance, stop short, subdue, subsistere, suspend, terminate, thwart, wait
Associated concepts: abandon a crime, discontinue an accion, injunction, stop and frisk laws
See also: abandon, abeyance, balk, ban, bar, block, cease, cessation, check, close, cloture, complete, conclude, condemn, constrict, curtail, debar, defeat, delay, desist, desuetude, detain, deterrence, discontinue, dissolve, embargo, end, estop, finality, finish, forestall, hiatus, hinder, hold up, impasse, inhibit, interdict, interruption, interval, keep, layoff, lull, moratorium, obstruct, pause, pendency, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, quit, recess, refrain, relax, remission, remit, respite, rest, restrain, shut, stall, stay, stem, stop, suspend, terminate, termination, toll
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When HALT has been used in the development of a product, the final design verification testing should proceed smoothly, and there should be fewer problems found when beginning production.
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On Sunday, the parliament will have to approve a 'double emergency' bill calling for a halt in the export of Iranian oil to Europe starting next week," Ibrahimi said.
The main idea behind the HALT process is to break the product to reveal weaknesses.
Arkansas still has a long way to go in disciplining its lawyers, according to a recent report from Halt, a legal reform group based in Washington, D.
Briefly explain why President Nixon did not attempt to halt publication of the Pentagon Papers when he first heard about them --.
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HALT (highly accelerated life testing) is "a series of controlled tests that stress a product beyond its normal working envelope with the intention of discovering latent defects that may cause issues for it in later life.