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  • 1 stop — [[t]stɒ̱p[/t]] ♦ stops, stopping, stopped 1) VERB If you have been doing something and then you stop doing it, you no longer do it. [V ing] Stop throwing those stones!... [V ing] He can t stop thinking about it... [V ing] I ve been told to lose… …

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  • 2 stop — v. & n. v. (stopped, stopping) 1 tr. a put an end to (motion etc.); completely check the progress or motion or operation of. b effectively hinder or prevent (stopped them playing so loudly). c discontinue (an action or sequence of actions)… …

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  • 3 stop the rot — to do something to prevent a situation from continuing to get worse. The team had been suffering low morale before Smith was brought in to stop the rot …

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  • 4 Stop motion — (or frame by frame) animation is an animation technique to make a physically manipulated object appear to move on its own. The object is moved by small amounts between individually photographed frames, creating the illusion of movement when the… …

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  • 5 Stop — Stop, n. 1. The act of stopping, or the state of being stopped; hindrance of progress or of action; cessation; repression; interruption; check; obstruction. [1913 Webster] It is doubtful . . . whether it contributed anything to the stop of the… …

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  • 6 Stop bead — Stop Stop, n. 1. The act of stopping, or the state of being stopped; hindrance of progress or of action; cessation; repression; interruption; check; obstruction. [1913 Webster] It is doubtful . . . whether it contributed anything to the stop of… …

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  • 7 Stop motion — Stop Stop, n. 1. The act of stopping, or the state of being stopped; hindrance of progress or of action; cessation; repression; interruption; check; obstruction. [1913 Webster] It is doubtful . . . whether it contributed anything to the stop of… …

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  • 8 Stop plank — Stop Stop, n. 1. The act of stopping, or the state of being stopped; hindrance of progress or of action; cessation; repression; interruption; check; obstruction. [1913 Webster] It is doubtful . . . whether it contributed anything to the stop of… …

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  • 9 Stop valve — Stop Stop, n. 1. The act of stopping, or the state of being stopped; hindrance of progress or of action; cessation; repression; interruption; check; obstruction. [1913 Webster] It is doubtful . . . whether it contributed anything to the stop of… …

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  • 10 Stop watch — Stop Stop, n. 1. The act of stopping, or the state of being stopped; hindrance of progress or of action; cessation; repression; interruption; check; obstruction. [1913 Webster] It is doubtful . . . whether it contributed anything to the stop of… …

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  • 11 Stop Murder Music — is a campaign to oppose[1][2][3] alleged homophobic work of certain Jamaican musicians, primarily dancehall and ragga artists such as Buju Banton, Bounty Killer and Bobo Shanti Rastafarians Sizzla and Capleton,[4] The campaign …

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  • 12 Stop Me If You've Heard This One — was a comedy radio series, created by the actor humorist Cal Tinney (February 2, 1908 December 2, 1993) and sponsored by Quaker Oats. Hosted by Milton Berle, it aired Saturday evenings at 8:30pm on NBC beginning October 7, 1939.The premise was… …

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  • 13 Stop the Cavalry — is a song written and performed by the musician, Jona Lewie.The song peaked at number three in the UK Singles Chart in December 1980, at one point only being kept from number one by two re issued songs by John Lennon, who had been murdered on 8… …

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  • 14 Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty — (SHAC, auf Deutsch etwa: Stoppt Huntingdons Grausamkeit gegen Tiere) ist eine internationale Kampagne, deren Ziel die Schließung von Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS), des größten europäischen Tierversuchsunternehmen mit Labors in Huntingdon und… …

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  • 15 stop (or be stopped) in one's tracks — informal be brought to a sudden and complete halt. → track …

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  • 16 stop in one's tracks — ► stop (or be stopped) in one s tracks informal be brought to a sudden and complete halt. Main Entry: ↑track …

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  • 17 stop — I n. halt cessation 1) to make a stop 2) to put a stop to (the teacher put a stop to the cheating) 3) to bring to a stop (the driver brought the bus to a stop) 4) to come to a stop (the train came to a stop) 5) an abrupt, sudden; brief; dead;… …

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  • 18 Brought — Bring Bring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bringing}.] [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan.] 1. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to …

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  • 19 stop — stop1 W1S1 [stɔp US sta:p] v past tense and past participle stopped present participle stopping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not move)¦ 2¦(not continue)¦ 3¦(pause)¦ 4¦(prevent)¦ 5¦(stay)¦ 6 will/would stop at nothing (to do something) 7 stop short of (doing)… …

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  • 20 stop — 1 verb stopped, stopping 1 NOT MOVE OR CONTINUE (I, T) to no longer move or continue to do something, or to make someone or something do this: Stop, thief! | stop sth: Apply pressure to stop the bleeding. | You ll have to stop the generator, it s …

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