Definition of "Halt" :
noun: an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
"A halt in the arms race."
noun: the event of something ending
noun: the state of inactivity following an interruption
"During the halt he got some lunch."
verb: stop the flow of a liquid
verb: cause to stop
"Halt the engines."
verb: come to a halt, stop moving
verb: stop from happening or developing
"Halt the process."
adjective: disabled in the feet or legs