Definition of Timeout

1. Noun. (communication) the intentional ending of an incomplete task after a time limit considered a long enough for it to end normally ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Timeout

1. a brief suspension of activity [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Timeout

timelines
timeliness
timelinesses
timeling
timelings
timelining
timelock
timelocks
timelord
timelords
timely
timenoguy
timenoguys
timeous
timeously
timeout (current term)
timeouts
timepiece
timepieces
timepleaser
timepleasers
timepoint
timepoints
timeproof
timer
timers
times
times out of mind
times sign

Literary usage of Timeout

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1. SAS(R) 9.1.3 Intelligence Platform: Web Application Administration Guide by SAS Publishing (2006)
"O\xmla readme.html Change the HTTP Session timeout Interval By default, the Web applications use the session timeout interval that is specified in your ..."

2. SAS 9.1.3 [sic.] Companion for Z/OS. by SAS Institute, SAS Publishing (2004)
"timeout=seconds specifies the maximum number of seconds that WAITFOR should ... The SAS session resumes execution at the end of the timeout= period even if ..."

3. Programming In Lua by Roberto Ierusalimschy (2003)
"Notice that, even in case of a timeout, the connection returns what it read until the timeout, so receive always returns s to its caller. ..."

4. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for Windows by SAS Institute (2004)
"Communications Port timeouts By default, if you are reading from a communications port and a timeout occurs, an end-of-file ..."

5. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for OpenVMS Alpha by Sas Institute, Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"timeout=seconds specifies the maximum number of seconds that WAITFOR should ... If you do not specify the timeout= option, WAITFOR will suspend execution of ..."

6. SAS(R) 9.1.3 Intelligence Platform:: Application Server Administration Guide by SAS Publishing (2006)
"If the check box is selected and 0 is specified as the inactivity timeout, then the server behavior is as follows: D For load balancing, the server will ..."

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