(idiomatic, fiction, computing) A homicidalcomputer, an artificial intelligence that acts similarly to the HAL 9000 featured in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Origin of Hal-
From the fictional HAL 9000
Hal- Sentence Examples
Yet so far was Wellington from divining Napoleon's object that he stationed 17,000 men (including Colville's British division) at Hal and Tubize, 8 m.
On the night Hal lost his job, his sanity slipped completely.
Who can ever forget HAL saying, "I'm sorry, Dave.
The Porte de Hal is the only one of the eight gates in the old wall left standing.
There was the yellow movement of a flashlight much too close and Dean sat bolt upright, a frantic vision of Bob from Boise, or Hal the creep, or someone ready to avenge the chastity of a wife or sister.