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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 stop·ping /ˈstɑpɪŋ/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology

 停止 阻止

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stop v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stopped p. pr. & vb. n. Stopping.]
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stop·ping n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the
           bottom of the hill" [syn: halt]
      2: the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some
         remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a
         flood" [syn: stoppage]
      3: a brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a
         stopover to visit their friends" [syn: stopover, layover]
      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" [syn: arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay,
      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
         too aspirated" [syn: stop consonant, occlusive, plosive
         consonant, plosive speech sound, plosive] [ant: continuant
      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" [syn: period, point,
          full 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
         diaphragm automatically" [syn: diaphragm]
      10: a restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a
          book as a stop to hold the door open" [syn: catch]
      11: an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber
          to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe" [syn: blockage,
           block, closure, occlusion, stoppage]
      v 1: come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped
           in front of a store window" [syn: halt] [ant: start]
      2: put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your
         little brother" [syn: discontinue, cease, give up, quit,
          lay off] [ant: continue]
      3: stop from happening or developing; "Block his election";
         "Halt the process" [syn: halt, block, kibosh]
      4: interrupt a trip; "we stopped at Aunt Mary's house"; "they
         stopped for three days in Florence" [syn: stop over]
      5: cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief" [ant: start]
      6: prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the
         negociations" [syn: break, break off, discontinue]
      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
         movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism" [syn: check,
          turn back, arrest, contain, hold back]
      8: seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to
         intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's
         airspace" [syn: intercept]
      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
         bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo" [syn: end,
         finish, terminate, cease] [ant: begin]
      10: render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade
          the streets"; "stop the busy road" [syn: barricade, block,
           blockade, block off, block up, bar]
      11: stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or
          developments; "Hold on a moment!" [syn: hold on]
      [also: stopping, stopped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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"

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See stop