Definition Of stoppage
an instance of movement, activity, or supply stopping or being stopped.
the result of the air raid was complete stoppage of production
Example Of stoppage
A stoppage led to the playing of added-on time, during which two opportunities for goals emerged.
A national stoppage of public employees may begin on November 8 if the government continues to refuse the payment of a six-year bonus.
a power stoppage
A sudden stoppage [in production] could cause an explosion.