holddown

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holddown

(ˈhəʊldˌdaʊn)
n
(Computer Science) computing a control function in a router that stops it receiving information from other routers while there is instability in the network

hold•down

(ˈhoʊldˌdaʊn)

n.
1. a clamp for holding an object in place.
2. a limitation, esp. on costs: a holddown on spending.
[1885–90]