What does stopping mean?

Definitions for stopping
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fillet, stoppingnoun

    fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members

  2. stoppingnoun

    the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch

    "the violinist's stopping was excellent"

Wiktionary

  1. stoppingnoun

    Material for filling a cavity.

  2. stoppingnoun

    A partition or door to direct or prevent a current of air.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stopping

    of Stop

  2. Stoppingnoun

    material for filling a cavity

  3. Stoppingnoun

    a partition or door to direct or prevent a current of air

  4. Stoppingnoun

    a pad or poultice of dung or other material applied to a horse's hoof to keep it moist

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    Rank popularity for the word 'stopping' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2631

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stopping in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stopping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of stopping in a Sentence

  1. Ilan Kelman:

    Climate change is not stopping because of lockdowns, the extreme weather which we are witnessing is not excessive in terms of the history of humanity... it is very much in line with what we would expect under climate change.

  2. Katie Packer:

    Our best chance of stopping Trump is that he doesn't win Ohio and he doesn't win Florida, and we happen to have two very strong, favorite-son candidates that are in the race, so why would we want either of them to not be in it next Tuesday?

  3. Seth Rogen:

    I really always worked hard, because I recognized from a pretty young age it was one of the only things I could control, i remember I did karate as a kid, at the Jewish Community Center, and when I started I was the worst in the class, I was the worst of 25 Jewish kids who were afraid of getting picked on. And then just because everyone else quit, three years later I was at the top of the class, and there were 25 Jewish kids who were worse than me. And that was always tangible : Just by not stopping I became the best one. It wasn't this, like, ferocious leap. I just kept going, and slowly [ other ] people stopped. Because a lot of people will stop.

  4. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Nothing is made, nothing disappears. These are the old truths. The same changes, at the same places, never stopping.

  5. Jeremy Farrar:

    This epidemic is in a truly frightening phase and shows no sign of stopping anytime soon, we can expect and should plan for more cases in DRC and neighboring countries.

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