- a standstill resulting from the action of equal and opposed forces; stalemate
- a tie between opponents in the course of a contest
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- A standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions.
- Sports A tied score.
- Computer Science A failure or inability to proceed due to two programs or devices both requiring a response from the other before completing an operation.
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