hang /v./ 1. To wait for an event that will never occur.
"The system is hanging because it can't read from the crashed
drive". See wedged, hung. 2. To wait for some event to
occur; to hang around until something happens. "The program
displays a menu and then hangs until you type a character."
Compare block. 3. To attach a peripheral device, esp. in
the construction `hang off': "We're going to hang another tape
drive off the file server." Implies a device attached with
cables, rather than something that is strictly inside the machine's
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