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

  • stoppage time

  • 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.

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