The heart was in standstill, hazy clots filling the ventricles.
For now it is an industry consumed by accusation, fear, and disease even as a moratorium has brought business to a standstill.
The industry is really slow right now because of the pending strike, so I am at a standstill.
It imploded with the 1978–79 Winter of Discontent, when rampant trade-union militancy brought Britain to a standstill.
But for the next two years, immigration legislation will be at a standstill.
Then she began and she talked you to a standstill, and she could keep it up.
I've seen some fresh kids playin' the horses, but he had 'em all beat to a standstill.
Cultivation was at a standstill here, probably until the water-logged soil dried out in the spring.
But we had an accident, now, and it fetched all the plans to a standstill.
The group were brought to a standstill, and they stood in a little circle while the attack continued.
standstill stand·still (stānd'stĭl')
Complete cessation of activity or progress.