Deadlock definition

dĕdlŏk
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A tie between opponents in the course of a contest.
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A standstill resulting from the action of equal and opposed forces; stalemate.
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To bring or come to a deadlock.
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A standstill resulting from the opposition of two evenly matched forces; a stalemate or impasse.
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(computing) An inability to continue due to two programs or devices each requiring a response from the other before completing an operation.
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To cause or to come to a deadlock.
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A standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces or factions.
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(sports) A tied score.
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(computers) 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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(chiefly british) A deadbolt.
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To bring or come to a deadlock.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
deadlock
Plural:
deadlocks