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Abend

Informal; to end a project or process prematurely. This term is used especially in computer-related projects. It is a portmanteau of "abnormal end."
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Part of the fun of Hot Wheels has always been collecting coveted cars, and Hot Wheels Infinite Loop brings that concept back full circle.
Since Alexa needs to remind the user using the catchphrase which has a command with its name, it gets caught in an infinite loop and keeps on repeating the catchphrase again and again.
Caption: The Infinite Loop cocktail at Midnight Rambler in Dallas, made with unaged apple brandy, bourbon, Macintosh apple, lemon, mineral syrup, egg white, chamomile and hay essence, is described on the menu as "sour-based" and "apple."
In Palo Alto, Google and Facebook lead the pack and Cupertino belongs to Apple, where its campusbased headquarters is on a road called 'Infinite Loop'; its new HQ is literally an infinite loop, it consisting of a massive doughnut shaped building a short drive away.
To the uninitiated, the GIF seems like digital nonsense--snippets of video devoid of context on an infinite loop. There is a deeper level to them, however, and there are some GIF artists out there doing amazing things.
"It is a recipe for an infinite loop of conferences and declarations." This was just one of several quotable quotes in his address --expect to hear it being recycled time and again in forum after forum.
"Center of Gravity" design featuring a high-density foam lumbar padding minimizes fatigue with heavy loads and rear-pack attachments to eliminate that feeling of being pulled backward, Infinite Loop shoulder straps move with you, independent of the pack's weight, to balance the load and eliminate binding.
At Apple's campus, visitors will find themselves on Infinite Loop, a reference to a bit of programming jargon, with Apple's main building located at One Infinite Loop.
Hatred feeds the tension, so it creates an infinite loop that will carry on until one of the parties acts in a different way.
Another Singapore title, 'On An Infinite Loop', will participate at the Short Film Corner (14-22 May), a platform for filmmakers to showcase content for possible selection at international festivals, as well as network with other talents and meet potential business partners and distributors.
to kick [his] heels up." Focusing on Don DeLillos late work in his discussion of Love-Lies-Bleeding, Graley Herren notes how "DeLillo uses the medium-specific conditions of printed prose and performed drama to explore his signature obsessions in strikingly different ways." Herren goes on to note that while many of DeLillos novels end right back where they have started, DeLillo takes full advantage of his new dramatic medium, and with it "the infinite loop of dramatic time."
The root of the problem is far from clear, but Mac blogs are centring on a theory that the OS ends up in an infinite loop with Exchange mail servers, causing the battery to drain fast.