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Definition of Stopping
StoppingStop 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.
Meaning of Stopping from wikipedia
- Thought stopping
is a cognitive intervention technique prescribed
(psychologists and psychiatrists) with the goal of interrupting
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are I think
I know. His house
is in the village
though; He will not see me stopping
here To watch...
- 2018. Jones, Helen
(September 26, 2015). "CD Review: Isabela Moner
Time". The Reviews
Hub. Retrieved November
6, 2018. "Dream About
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- Stopping power
is the ability
of a firearm
or other weapon
(human or animal) to be incapacitated, and thus stop the target. This contrasts...
- Popstar: Never
Stop Never Stopping
is a 2016 American mockumentary comedy
**** and Jorma Taccone
and written, produced
to four strings. Double, triple, and quadruple stopping
are collectively known
as multiple stopping
. Early extensive examples
of the double-stop and...
- In mathematics, the theory
of optimal stopping
or early stopping
with the problem
a time to take a particular
action, in order...
- optional stopping theorem
(or Doob's optional sampling
theorem) says that, under certain
conditions, the expected value
of a martingale
at a stopping
in the study
processes, a stopping
time (also Markov
moment, optional stopping
time or optional
time) is a specific
- In photography, stopping
(for example, going
from f/2 to f/4), which decreases
the size (diameter)...
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