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Definition of Stopped
StoppedStop Stop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stopped; p. pr. & vb. n.
Stopping.] [OE. stoppen, AS. stoppian (in comp.); akin to
LG. & D. stoppen, G. stopfen, Icel. stoppa, Sw. stoppa, Dan.
stoppe; all probably fr. LL. stopare, stupare, fr. L. stuppa
the coarse part of flax, tow, oakum. Cf. Estop, Stuff,
Stupe a fomentation.]
1. To close, as an aperture, by filling or by obstructing;
as, to stop the ears; hence, to stanch, as a wound.
2. To obstruct; to render impassable; as, to stop a way,
road, or passage.
3. To arrest the progress of; to hinder; to impede; to shut
in; as, to stop a traveler; to stop the course of a
stream, or a flow of blood.
4. To hinder from acting or moving; to prevent the effect or
efficiency of; to cause to cease; to repress; to restrain;
to suppress; to interrupt; to suspend; as, to stop the
execution of a decree, the progress of vice, the
approaches of old age or infirmity.
Whose disposition all the world well knows Will not
be rubbed nor stopped. --Shak.
5. (Mus.) To regulate the sounds of, as musical strings, by
pressing them against the finger board with the finger, or
by shortening in any way the vibrating part.
6. To point, as a composition; to punctuate. [R.]
If his sentences were properly stopped. --Landor.
7. (Naut.) To make fast; to stopper.
Syn: To obstruct; hinder; impede; repress; suppress;
restrain; discontinue; delay; interrupt.
To stop off (Founding), to fill (a part of a mold) with
sand, where a part of the cavity left by the pattern is
not wanted for the casting.
To stop the mouth. See under Mouth.
Stopped Stopped, a. (Phonetics)
Made by complete closure of the mouth organs; shut; -- said
of certain consonants (p, b, t, d, etc.). --H. Sweet.
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