What is another word for deadlock?

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[ dˈɛdlɒk], [ dˈɛdlɒk], [ d_ˈɛ_d_l_ɒ_k]

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Deadlock is a situation in which two or more processes are attempting to access the same resource, such as a file, but are unable to do so because they are all waiting for the resource to be available. Deadlock can occur when two or more processes are waiting for the same processor, memory, or I/O device, or when they are waiting for each other to finish a communication operation.

Deadlock can be problematic because it can prevent two or more processes from completing their tasks, which can lead to system instability or a failure.

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