stops

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remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison antidote , counterpoison
any of various stops on a workbench against which work can be pushed (as while chiseling or planing) bench hook
base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base bingle , single
gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the boodle , Chicago , Michigan , Newmarket , stops
death when respiration and other reflexes are absent; consciousness is gone; organs can be removed for transplantation before the heartbeat stops brain death , cerebral death
foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops chicken
bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure compression bandage , tourniquet
organ, two principal stops on pipe diapason
either of the two main stops on a pipe organ diapason , diapason stop
flight with one or more intermediate stops but no change of aircraft direct flight
base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base double , two-bagger , two-base hit , two-baser
public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops express , limited
small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal flag stop , way station , whistle stop
child's game in which N players march to music around N-1 chairs; when the music abruptly stops the players scramble to sit and the player who does not find a chair is eliminated; then a chair is removed and the march resumes until only the winner is seat going to Jerusalem , musical chairs
surgical instrument that stops bleeding by clamping the blood vessel haemostat , hemostat
holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it highjacker , highwayman , hijacker , road agent
substance that retards or stops an activity inhibitor
signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out interrupt
public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops local
train or bus that makes all stops local
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