A·wait' transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Awaited
; present participle & verbal noun Awaiting
.] [ Old French awaitier
) + waitier
to watch, Fren...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/154
A·wait' intransitive verb 1.
To watch. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. 2.
To wait ( on
). [ Obsolete] 3.
To wait; to stay in waiting. Darwin. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/154
A waiting for; ambush; watch; watching; heed. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/154
• (v. t.) To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for; as, a glorious reward awaits the good. • (v. t.) To wait on, serve, or attend. • (n.) A waiting for; ambush; watch; watching; heed. • (v. t.) To watch for; to look out for. • (v. t.) To wait for; to stay for; to expect. See Expect. • (v. i.) To wait (on or up...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/await/
In computer programming, await is a feature found in C# 5.0, and also in an experimental extension for Scala, that allows an asynchronous, non-blocking method call to be performed in a similar way to an ordinary method call. While a casual reading of the code would suggest that the method call blocks until the requested data is available, in fact ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Await
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