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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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After stopcock closure, ICP monitoring began, and a nurse researcher remained in the room for the entire 15 minutes to monitor ICP levels.
Less than half (45%) of 18 to 34-year-olds knew what a stopcock is, compared to 97% of those aged over 55, the research among more than 2,000 people found.
Turn off the water supply at the main STOPCOCK, turn off the stopCOCK in your cold water TANK (usually found in the loft), switch off the central heating system and any other water heating installations to avoid further damage.
A closed system to prevent contaminants from penetrating into the stopcock fluid path, reduces the risk of bloodstream infections (DSS).
Miller and colleagues at Groote Schuur Hospital have recently modified this method by replacing the ramp with a single stopcock (Lopez Valve, Pediatric; ICU Medical, CA, USA--Ref.
Procedure for Declotting a CVAD Using a Stopcock and Two Syringes 1.
Turn off the stopcock and turn on all the taps to drain the system.
It's like a dripping tap, but much louder and in this case, there's no stopcock to switch off.
ONE IN FOUR 'HAVE NEVER LOOKED FOR THE STOPCOCK' A QUARTER (25%) of people have never tried to locate their stopcock, according to research from Direct Line Home Insurance.
11485 features a 3-way stopcock with a white handle and two female luer lock connections, while part No.