stopping

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bleeding, stopping or slowing astringent , hemostatic , styptic
motion-stopping device brake
stopping cessation , surcease
paying excessive attention to the clock (in anticipation of stopping work) clock-watching
treatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator) defibrillation
stopping two strings and producing two notes at the same time double stopping
whistle at a factory that is sounded to announce times for starting or stopping work factory whistle
surgical procedure of stopping the flow of blood (as with a hemostat) haemostasia , haemostasis , hemostasia , hemostasis
paved strip beside a motorway (for stopping in emergencies) hard shoulder
blood flow, stopping or slowing hemostatic , styptic
constant and not stopping incessant , unflagging , unremitting
quality of being intermittent; subject to interruption or periodic stopping intermittence , intermittency
stopping at intervals intermittent , periodic
stopping at all stations local
caravan stopping place oasis
consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it occlusive , plosive , plosive consonant , plosive speech sound , stop , stop consonant
nystagmus caused by suddenly stopping the rapid rotation of the body; large slow movements of the eyeballs are in the direction opposite to the direction of rotation post-rotational nystagmus
begin again after stopping for a time resume
government agent responsible for collecting revenue (especially one responsible for stopping bootlegging) revenuer
railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train slip carriage , slip coach
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