timeout

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See also: time-out and time out

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

time +‎ out

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɑemaʊt]
  • Hyphenation: time‧out

Noun[edit]

timeout (plural timeouts)

  1. (communication) The allowed maximal time for a process to end normally.
    My connection was so slow that I kept receiving timeouts when trying to view Web pages.
  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.

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