Definitions for stoppage

Definitions for (noun) stoppage

Main entry: stop, stoppage

Definition: the act of stopping something

Usage: the third baseman made some remarkable stops; his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood

Main entry: block, blockage, closure, stop, stoppage, occlusion

Definition: an obstruction in a pipe or tube

Usage: we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe

Main entry: arrest, stop, stoppage, check, halt, hitch, stay

Definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption

Usage: 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

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