Fire Stop

Business / Construction / Fire Stop: A solid, tight closure of a concealed space, placed to prevent the spread of fire and smoke through such a space. In a frame wall, this will usually consist of 2 by 4 cross blocking between studs. Work performed to slow the spread of fire and smoke in the walls and ceiling (behind the drywall). Includes stuffing wire holes in the top and bottom plates with insulation, and installing blocks of wood between the wall studs at the drop soffit line. This is integral to passing a Rough Frame inspection. See also 'Fire block'.

Other Words for Fire

Fire Noun Synonyms: flame(s), blaze, conflagration, holocaust, inferno
Fire Verb Synonyms: detonate, set off, ignite, set fire to, light, let off
Fire Adjective Synonyms: feeling, passion, ardor, ardency, fervor, fervency, intensity, vigor, spirit, energy, vim, vivacity, sparkle, animation, liveliness, verve, pep, dash, vitality, eagerness, enthusiasm, fever, feverishness
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Other Words for Stop

Stop Verb Synonyms: peter out, be over, end
Stop Adjective Synonyms: discontinue, halt, terminate, cease, break off, end, put an end or a stop to, bring to a stop or a halt or an end or a close, give up, quit, leave off, finish, conclude, desist, refrain, abandon, draw to a close, be over, come to a stop or a
Stop Noun Synonyms: pause, break, take a break, interrupt, tarry, sojourn, rest, stay, put up, lodge, visit, stop off or in or over, pull over, pull up
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Fire Block

Business / Construction / Fire Block: Short horizontal members sometimes nailed between studs, usually about halfway up a wall. See also 'Fire stop'. MORE

Stop Down Metering

Entertainment / Photography / Stop Down Metering: Ttl metering in which the light is measured at the picture-taking aperture. MORE

Stop Date

Business / Real Estate / Stop Date: Date on a term loan when the balloon payment is due. MORE

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