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balk

the term used in queuing analysis where a customer decides that a QUEUE is too long and decides to leave.
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The latter run would probably have been more had he not inadvertently 'double baulked' himself.
Edinburghbased property dealer Alan Henderson, 43, claims Baulk still owes him pounds 30,000 fees for sourcing flats for him.
Dott stubbornly recovered to 4-3 and had an opportunity to force a deciding frame but missed the yellow to a baulk pocket and Davis stepped in with a match-clinching clearance to pink.
We are often said to be a nation of gardeners but even the greenest-fingered expert would baulk at growing the Century Plant.
Hibs striker Clayton Donaldson and former Fame Academ contestant Pippa Fulton have been forced to leave their apartment after the pounds 3million default by rogue landlord Jason Baulk.
The survey of more than 16,000 students at 30 universities found that undergraduates from state school backgrounds were more likely to baulk at the prospect of having to pay top-up fees.
Top price per head PS88.50 for Texel x from M/s Robson & Son, High Baulk.