Found 3 items, similar to stopping.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: the event of something ending; “it came to a stop at the
bottom of the hill”
2: the act of stopping something; “the third baseman made some
; “his stoppage of the flow resulted in a
3: a brief stay in the course of a journey; “they made a
stopover to visit their friends”
4: the state of inactivity following an interruption; “the
negotiations were in arrest”
; “held them in check”
“during the halt he got some lunch”
; “the momentary stay
enabled him to escape the blow”
; “he spent the entire stop
in his seat”
5: a spot where something halts or pauses; “his next stop is
6: a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some
point and suddenly releasing it; “his stop consonants are
[syn: stop consonant
, plosive consonant
, plosive speech sound
] [ant: continuant consonant
7: a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative
sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations;
“in England they call a period a stop”
, full point
8: (music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the
sound quality from the organ pipes; “the organist pulled
out all the stops”
9: a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of
aperture of the lens; “the new cameras adjust the
10: a restraint that checks the motion of something; “he used a
book as a stop to hold the door open”
11: an obstruction in a pipe or tube; “we had to call a plumber
to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe”
n 1: fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used
to join steel members [syn: fillet
2: the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on
the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch;
“the violinist's stopping was excellent”
v 1: come to a halt, stop moving; “the car stopped”
; “She stopped
in front of a store window”
] [ant: start
2: put an end to a state or an activity; “Quit teasing your
, give up
] [ant: continue
3: stop from happening or developing; “Block his election”
“Halt the process”
4: interrupt a trip; “we stopped at Aunt Mary's house”
stopped for three days in Florence”
[syn: stop over
5: cause to stop; “stop a car”
; “stop the thief”
6: prevent completion; “stop the project”
; “break off the
, break off
7: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion
or influence of; “Arrest the downward trend”
; “Check the
growth of communism in Sout East Asia”
; “Contain the rebel
; “Turn back the tide of communism”
, hold back
8: seize on its way; “The fighter plane was ordered to
intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's
9: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense;
either spatial or metaphorical; “the bronchioles terminate
in a capillary bed”
; “Your rights stop where you infringe
upon the rights of other”
; “My property ends by the
; “The symphony ends in a pianissimo”
] [ant: begin
10: render unsuitable for passage; “block the way”
; “stop the busy road”
, block off
, block up
11: stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or
developments; “Hold on a moment!”
[syn: hold on
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stopped
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [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
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
1. Material for filling a cavity.
2. (Mining) A partition or door to direct or prevent a
current of air.
3. (Far.) A pad or poultice of dung or other material applied
to a horse's hoof to keep it moist. --Youatt.