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Stopped Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • (of a nose) blocked; "a stopped (or stopped-up) nose"
  • used of string or hole or pipe of instruments

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Stopped'

  • Stopped note: play a stopped note on a horn, the player places a hand in the bell to achieve the desired sound. On bowed string instruments, a stopped note is
  • Stopped-flow: A stopped-flow instrument is a rapid mixing device used to study the chemical kinetics of fast reactions in solution. In stopped-flow technique, the solutions
  • The Stopped Clock: The Stopped Clock is a 1913 American drama film featuring Harry Carey. Claire McDowell as The Antique Dealer's Daughter Charles West as The Senior Clerk

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'Stopped' example sentence in quotations

* The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all. - H.L. Mencken

* We are called the nation of inventors. And we are. We could still claim that title and wear its loftiest honors if we had stopped with the first thing we ever invented, which was human liberty. - Mark Twain

* Because I could not stop for Death -- He kindly stopped for me -- The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality. - Emily Dickinson

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