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Meaning of halt

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a
             game leg" [syn: {crippled}, {halt}, {halting}, {lame},
             {gimpy}, {game}]
      n 1: the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the
           negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during
           the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled
           him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his
           seat" [syn: {arrest}, {check}, {halt}, {hitch}, {stay},
           {stop}, {stoppage}]
      2: the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the
         bottom of the hill" [syn: {stop}, {halt}]
      3: an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or
         movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze" [syn:
         {freeze}, {halt}]
      v 1: cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress";
           "halt the presses" [syn: {halt}, {hold}, {arrest}]
      2: come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped
         in front of a store window" [syn: {stop}, {halt}] [ant: {get
         going}, {go}, {start}]
      3: stop from happening or developing; "Block his election";
         "Halt the process" [syn: {stop}, {halt}, {block}, {kibosh}]
      4: stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem
         the tide" [syn: {stem}, {stanch}, {staunch}, {halt}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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