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time out in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtime outˌtime ˈout noun  1 take time out (to do something)2 DS[countable, uncountable] a short break during a sports match when the teams can rest, get instructions from their manager etc With 15.7 seconds left, Washington State called time out.3 [countable] an occasion when a computer stops using a particular program because the user has not done any work for a period of time
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called time outWashington State called time out, then had three chances from inside 10 feet but could not convert.