Halt in a sentence as a noun

When SO's down, all the programmers grind to a halt.

I have to wonder when this whole trend is going to come crashing to a halt.

The Facebook App ground to a halt and messages took hours to get through: real time photo sharing app?

But if they don't send buses, why, traffic would be so bad that 280 and 101 would grind to a halt, and clearly that's the tech companies' fault.

Halt in a sentence as a verb

-After a tourniquet is properly placed, the arterial flow is halted.

See, 2-5 years is about how long a not-really-Agile Agile team can survive before before things shudder to a complete halt.

Sometimes it's important to halt that process and stop and just say "this is definitely ****** up", and yes, not to question it any further.

So a decision was made to halt the second attack as quickly as possible and focus on doing our job as we promised to the rest of our customers.

Halt in a sentence as an adjective

The single best way to halt life-threatening hemorrhage in an extremity is a tourniquet, and the only thing that halts thorax hemorrhage is a surgeons finger.

This C&D demonstrates a rather alarming ignorance about Bitcoin, and an even more alarming tendency of modern enforcement agencies to halt any activity they don't understand.

Either they halt their criticism and turn to apologizing for something they didn't have anything to do with, exactly as if they were responsible - or they can be effectively smeared as supporting or even responsible for death threats.

"Influencers" who liked Google Reader, now jilted, are going to use their magic influence beam to halt the growth of Android, to erode the dominance of Google in search, and prevent the regulatory approval of self-driving cars?Google has quite a few heavy responsibilities on their hands.

Halt definitions


the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"

See also: arrest check hitch stay stop stoppage


the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"

See also: stop


an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"

See also: freeze


cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"

See also: hold arrest


come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"

See also: stop


stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

See also: stop block kibosh


stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"

See also: stem stanch staunch


disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

See also: crippled halting lame gimpy game