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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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My journey started at the bus stop at the Brays Road junction and one mile of driving along the X1 bus route terminated at the stop just beyond the Farmfoods store.
The VOT of stops distinguishes voiced stop from voiceless (Kent and Read, 1992).
Services 12, 13, 60 will use stop JT and service 13 and 60 will not use bus stops in Westgate Street and Cardiff Bridge.
Accordingly, the stop was justified at its inception," the ruling said.
More than 1/8 inch of finish is missing from top edge of buffer housing stop.
And, of course, they should attempt to effect the stop in a location that affords minimum exposure and risk to themselves and innocent bystanders.
The second half of the year, there were only four drivers who passed the stop arm.
Last month's Process Machinery column (Rubber World, November 2005) described dust stop design, the lubrication system and problems of dust stops, and analyzed principle procedures in the annular gap of dust stop seals.
The reinsurer also requires a $100 million sublimit on the total combined amount of unbudgeted losses from acts of terrorism and property catastrophe losses that are subject to the stop loss.
And when researchers surveyed 377 women who regularly used hormone therapy for at least one year before July 1, 2002 and tried to stop taking it between July 2002 and March 2003, they found that about one in four resumed hormone therapy, most because of troublesome symptoms such as hot flashes.
Burns says Dust Stop can be used on gravel, limestone, dirt, sand, or any other unpaved road-bed.