References in classic literature ?
The men rode and ran by turn, and the dogs were kept on the jump, with but infrequent stoppages.
I resorted to Traddles for advice; who suggested that he should dictate speeches to me, at a pace, and with occasional stoppages, adapted to my weakness.
Then we walked home with some, or rather many, stoppages to rest, and with our hearts full of a constant dread of wild bulls.
The train did not proceed rapidly; counting the stoppages, it did not run more than twenty miles an hour, which was a sufficient speed, however, to enable it to reach Omaha within its designated time.
A dirty soldier, and 'e's under full stoppages for new kit.
At length, after a rapid race, frequently interrupted by prudent stoppages, they reached the deep grottoes, in which the prophetic bishop of Vannes had taken care to have secreted a bark capable of keeping the sea at this fine season.
Arthur being now awakened by the jolting and the stoppages, we all got out and walked.
There were frequent stoppages, then the sounds would begin again, always louder, always closer.
There are times when it is almost impossible to detect, by his accent that he is not a countryman of our own, and as for fluency, there are very few born Englishmen who can talk with as few stoppages and repetitions as the Count.
Following the directions he received, they arrived, after two or three puzzled stoppages for consideration, and some uncertain looking about them, at the door of Miss Abbey Potterson's dominions.
After passing and repassing the carriage on the road, and being passed and repassed by it sundry times in the course of the night, according as their stoppages were longer or shorter; or their rate of travelling varied, they reached the town almost together.
The final match of the 2014 UEFA Champions League showed that stoppage time is important in football (soccer) matches: Real Madrid was awarded five minutes of stoppage time when it was one goal behind at the end of the second half.