deadlock

All Noun Verb
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  • Three weeks of deadlock ended when the new legislature met for the first time.
  • For a time there was quite a deadlock, as no name could be decided upon. Cited from Algonquin Indian Tales, by Egerton R. Young
  • He also did early research on deadlock theory and operating systems.
  • But even if he should, don't you see how absolute the deadlock is? Cited from Gideon's Band, by George W. Cable
  • Failure to do so may result in a deadlock or race condition.
  • I could more readily understand why there had been so long a deadlock on the western front. Cited from Kitchener's Mob, by James Norman Hall
  • You may break this "deadlock" and start brain-action by some kind of movement. Cited from How to Use Your Mind, by Harry D. Kitson
  • They soon were at a deadlock and could not reach a majority.
  • He laughed in my face; and upon my soul we were at a deadlock. Cited from Mr. Justice Raffles, by E. W. Hornung
  • Told her the whole story -- how we'd got to a deadlock -- and everything. Cited from The Street Called Straight, by Basil King
  • Three minutes into extra time the deadlock was finally broken when Liverpool scored.
  • The matter came some three weeks ago to a final issue and resulted in a complete deadlock between the parties. Cited from President Wilson's Addresses, by Woodrow Wilson
  • In each of these schools, philosophy had probably come to a deadlock. Cited from A History of Indian Philosophy, Vol. 1, by Surendranath Dasgupta
  • With both teams failing to break the deadlock the match went into extra time.
  • Hence arose a condition of things very like a deadlock among the prisoners themselves. Cited from The Transvaal from Within, by J. P. Fitzpatrick
  • Then he faced a deadlock and abandoned most of his works.
  • This ultimately created a deadlock between them, where the label later recommended this song.
  • The resulting deadlock was so severe that the meeting was officially said to have never taken place.
  • Neither side could break the deadlock with both sides sharing the points.
  • However the election resulted in deadlock for several weeks afterwards, with parliament divided between three candidates for president.
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Words starting with deadlock

Meaning of deadlock

  • noun A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
    reached an impasse on the negotiations