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- A standstill resulting from the opposition of two evenly matched forces; a stalemate or impasse.
- The negotation ended in deadlock, with neither party willing to compromise on the price.
- (computing) An inability to continue due to two programs or devices each requiring a response from the other before completing an operation.
- 2000, Douglas Lea, Concurrent Programming in Java, Addison-Wesley Professional, →ISBN, page 88:
- If synchronization is always performed in least-first order with respect to object tags, then situations can never arise in which one thread has the synchronization lock for x while waiting for y and another has the lock for y while waiting for x. Instead, they will both obtain the locks in the same order, thus avoiding this form of deadlock.
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deadlock m (plural deadlocks)