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sto ping

  • n  fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
  • n  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  come to a halt, stop moving
  • v  put an end to a state or an activity
  • v  stop from happening or developing
  • v  interrupt a trip
  • v  cause to stop
  • v  prevent completion
  • v  hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
  • v  seize on its way
  • v  have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
  • v  render unsuitable for passage
  • v  stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments

  • The legendary hospital invests in stopping diseases before they get startedPhotographs for PTI by Ashley Gilbertson VII Network.
  • I'm desperately concerned with stopping violence against women, stopping wars and stopping the destruction of the environment.
  • After a lighting ceremony in Greece, the torch will make a 137,000 km "journey of harmony," stopping off in 135 cities on five continents.
News & Articles

  • Seven Cars Involved In Accident, No One Hurt
    TOPEKA, Kansas (WIBW) -- One car stopping in rainy traffic spurred a seven-car accident Sunday afternoon. It happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday at 11th and Wanamaker Road.
    June 23, 2013 - WIBW Topeka
  • Schwarzenegger for Zombie Film?
    It looks as if there is no stopping Arnold Schwarzenegger. Already with a slew of projects either in development or announced, the former Governor of California now has a zombie film as well. Variety had the exclusive that Schwarzenegger will both star and produce Maggie .  “Project, based on the Black List script by John Scott 3, is set at a time when a ‘walking dead&rsquo...
    June 23, 2013 - Mania
  • TravelCenters of America Adds Goodyear Brand Tire Lines at TA and Petro Stopping Centers
    TravelCenters of America LLC , operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with The G
    June 21, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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