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See also: Timeout, time-out, and time out

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EnglishEdit

 timeout on Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

time +‎ out

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaɪm.aʊt/
  • Hyphenation: time‧out

NounEdit

timeout (plural timeouts)

  1. (communication) The allowed maximal time for a process to end normally.
  2. (communication) The intentional termination of an incomplete task after a time limit considered long enough for it to end normally.
    My connection was so slow that I kept receiving timeouts when trying to view Web pages.
  3. (sports) Alternative form of time-out

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NounEdit

timeout m (plural timeouts)

  1. (computing) timeout (termination of an incomplete task after a time limit)
  2. (psychology) timeout (type of punishment)