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. The Leipzig court:

    Such restrictions, in their intensity, do not go beyond other passage and stopping bans as justified by road law requirements, which motorists always have to reckon with and which they principally have to accept.

  2. Ralf Reintjes:

    Vaccinations help, they're one stone in the process of stopping the virus. But it's not strong enough alone.

  3. Michael Steel:

    President Trump's insane conspiracy theories about the election cost Republicans the two Georgia Senate runoffs and with them, our seat at the table in Washington, if you actually care about conservative public policy -- stopping tax hikes and massive government spending, securing the border, supporting the police -- you have to focus on the future, not the past.

  4. Karen Richon:

    Think about throwing a ball straight up in the air, as hard as you can ; it starts out very fast, but slows down as gravity pulls it back towards Earth, eventually stopping at its peak and then returning to the ground, just like the ball, James Webb is slowing down, and, if we allowed it, would eventually stop and fall back towards Earth.

  5. Dilyana Mihaylova:

    Microplastic pollution is widespread in the ocean and when animals eat these plastics the chemicals released from them can cause serious harm, knowing where the plastic is coming from is critical in stopping its flow into the ocean in the first place.

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