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Meaning of STOPPAGE

Pronunciation:  'stâpij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
  2. [n]  an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
  3. [n]  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"

STOPPAGE is a 8 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: arrest, block, blockage, check, closure, halt, hitch, occlusion, stay, stop, stop, stop
 See Also: act, breech closer, breechblock, deadlock, haemostasia, haemostasis, hemostasia, hemostasis, human action, human activity, impasse, impediment, impedimenta, inaction, inactiveness, inactivity, logjam, obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, plug, stalemate, standstill, stopper, stopple, vapor lock, vapour lock



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Stop"page\, n.
The act of stopping, or arresting progress, motion, or
action; also, the state of being stopped; as, the stoppage of
the circulation of the blood; the stoppage of commerce.

Computing Dictionary

/sto'p*j/ Extreme lossage that renders something (usually something vital) completely unusable. "The recent system stoppage was caused by a fried transformer."

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