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Definitions of stopping

  1. Closing; obstructing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Material for filling a cavity. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. A pad or poultice of dung or other material applied to a horse's hoof to keep it moist. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Something that stops. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for stopping

  1. Of course we mustn't; but that means stopping where we are. – A Thief in the Night by E. W. Hornung
  2. " Yes- well, I'm really going to tell you something now," she said, stopping – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun