Meaning of halt

Definition of halt

(adj) disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
(noun) 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"
the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement; "a halt in the arms race"; "a nuclear freeze"
(verb) cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses"
come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"

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