(SPL) The way traditional Unix kernels implement mutual exclusion by running code at high interrupt priority levels and thus blocking lower level interrupts.
- Set right
1. Also, put right. 2. Place something in proper position; also, repair something. For example, Your tie is lopsided; let me set it right, or The faucets were in backwards but the plumber will soon put them right. [ Second half of 1500s ] 3. Correct someone, as in They thought he was married but […]
verb (used with object), set, setting. 1. to put (something or someone) in a particular place: to set a vase on a table. 2. to place in a particular position or posture: Set the baby on his feet. 3. to place in some relation to something or someone: We set a supervisor over the new […]
noun 1. a screw passing through a threaded hole in a part to tighten the contact of that part with another, as of a collar with the shaft on which it fits. noun 1. a screw that fits into the boss or hub of a wheel, coupling, cam, etc, and prevents motion of the part […]
noun, Basketball. 1. a shot with two hands from a point relatively distant from the basket, in which a player stands still and shoots the ball usually from chest level.