deadlock

[ ded-lok ]SEE DEFINITION OF deadlock

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEADLOCK

However, one was for Bassett and t'other for Ellis, so the deadlock wa'n't broken.

The situation, thanks to Martinez's stoutness, had reached a deadlock.

When the tuna is raised so high he will refuse to come any higher, and then there is a deadlock.

Why a deadlock that has lasted over a quarter of a million years?

There'd be a deadlock when a conclave started checking their claims.

The latter was just as certain that Terry was amiss, and it looked as if they had come to a deadlock.

Information was at a deadlock, though in reality there was little to be learned.

In her mind there was no issue to the present deadlock save in death.

After this sweeping opinion, conversation comes to a deadlock.

But naturally it was soon proved to be false; and at first matters were at a deadlock.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEADLOCK

toss-up

nouneven chance
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