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stop

verb abandon, abolish, arrest, bar, barricade, block, block up, blockade, brake, break off, bring to a close, bring to a standstill, bring to naught, cease, check, choke, clog, close, come to a standstill, conclude, counteract, countermand, crush, cut short, dam up, delay, desist, detain, deter, die away, disallow, discontinue, drop, end, expire, finish, foil, forbear, forbid, forestall, freeze, halt, hamper, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, inhibere, interrupt, lapse, lay an embargo on, leave off, obstruct, occlude, pause, plug, preclude, prevent, prohibere, put an end to, quell, quit, refrain, render impassable, repress, rest, restrain, silence, sojourn, stall, stanch, stay, stem, stifle, stopper, stopple, stymie, suppress, suspend, tarry, terminate, thwart, ward off, wipe out, withdraw from
Associated concepts: stop and frisk
See also: abandon, abate, adjourn, balk, ban, bar, barrier, block, blockade, cease, cessation, check, clog, close, cloture, complete, conclude, condemn, constrict, contain, debar, defeat, delay, desist, destination, desuetude, detain, deter, deterrence, discontinuance, discontinue, disqualify, disrupt, dissolve, dwell, embargo, encumbrance, end, enjoin, estop, expiration, expire, finality, finish, forbear, forbid, forestall, forgo, halt, hesitate, hiatus, hinder, hold up, impasse, impede, impediment, inhibit, interdict, interfere, interrupt, interruption, keep, kill, lapse, leave, lock, lodge, lull, moratorium, obstacle, obstruct, obstruction, occlude, oppose, palliate, parry, preclude, prevent, prohibit, prohibition, quash, quit, recess, refrain, relax, remission, remit, reprieve, reside, resist, respite, rest, restrain, restraint, restrict, shut, stall, stay, stem, stifle, strangle, suppress, suspend, terminate, termination, thwart, withstand
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If a pipe freezes * Turn off the water supply at the stopcock.
Procedure for measurement of IAP via a urinary catheter using a water manometer and single stopcock 1.
stopcock to enter the patient's appendectomy wound as well as the failure to diagnose and treat the problems caused by the stopcock, was clear evidence of negligence.
Miller also commented on the stopcock position during specimen withdrawal.
With an improved stopcock design to enhance ease-of-use, the Q50 PLUS device provides exceptional balloon inflation control, optimized catheter pushability, and a tapered flexible tip to facilitate device passage.
Make sure you know where the internal stopcock is so it can be switched off in an emergency.
The ULTRAPORT (TM) series of stopcocks, were designed in response to growing concerns about stopcock contamination.
Turn off your stopcock to prevent any burst pipes/ leaks.
AS I sat under the kitchen sink at midnight with water spurting all over my face and every item of clothing soaked through, I told myself that a woman my age really ought to know where the stopcock is.
Most importantly, we advise landlords to ensure tenants know where the stopcock or isolation valves are in case they have to turn off the water to any part of the property and check now that the valve moves easily without the need for any special tools.
Locate your stopcock so that if there is a burst pipe you know where it is in order to turn off the water supply.