Halstead-Reitan battery Hal·stead-Rei·tan battery (hôl’stěd’-rī’tān’)
An array of neuropsychological tests used to determine the effects of brain damage on behavior.
[hawlt] /hɔlt/ verb (used without object) 1. to stop; cease moving, operating, etc., either permanently or temporarily: They halted for lunch and strolled about. verb (used with object) 2. to cause to stop temporarily or permanently; bring to a stop: They halted operations during contract negotiations. noun 3. a temporary or permanent stop. interjection 4. […]
- Halt and catch fire
humour, processor (HCF) Any of several undocumented and semi-mythical machine instructions with destructive side-effects, supposedly included for test purposes on several well-known architectures going as far back as the IBM 360. The Motorola 6800 microprocessor was the first for which an HCF opcode became widely known. This instruction caused the processor to toggle a subset […]
[hawl-ter] /ˈhɔl tər/ noun 1. a rope or strap with a noose or headstall for leading or restraining horses or cattle. 2. a rope with a noose for hanging criminals; the hangman’s noose; gallows. 3. death by hanging. 4. Also called halter top. a woman’s top, secured behind the neck and across the back, leaving […]
/ˈhæltɪə/ noun (pl) halteres (hælˈtɪəriːz) 1. one of a pair of short projections in dipterous insects that are modified hind wings, used for maintaining equilibrium during flight Also called balancer