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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: The term stopped note has different meanings for different instruments . In the context of string instrument s, it refers to a note whose ...

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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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Stopped Sample Sentences in News

  • Can Northwest’s balanced offense be stopped? Quince Orchard hopes so
    FOOTBALL | With a balanced rushing and passing attack, Northwest has yet to be stopped on offense. Read more on this news related to 'Stopped'
  • Smith: Knicks 'stopped competing' in opener
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  • Ex-trooper coerced sex from women he stopped
    The cruiser video that the Highway Patrol supervisor watched raised red flags. The sergeant saw the trooper flirt with two women in a car that he’d stopped for suspected drunken driving. Then he turned off his microphone. It was that September 2013 incident that led this month to charges against now-former Trooper Bryan D. Lee, who authorities say failed to char Read more on this news related to 'Stopped'

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