stopping

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stopping

  1. present participle of stop

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stopping (plural stoppings)

  1. The act of something that stops; a halt.
    constant startings and stoppings
  2. Material for filling a cavity.
  3. (mining) A partition or door to direct or prevent a current of air.
  4. A pad or poultice of dung or other material applied to a horse's hoof to keep it moist.
    • 1831-1850, William Youatt, On the Structure and the Diseases of the Horse
      The drawing poultices and stoppings of farriers are often highly injurious, instead of abating inflammation .

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