Stop Box

Business / Construction / Stop Box: Normally a cast iron pipe with a lid (@ 5' in diameter) that is placed vertically into the ground, situated near the water tap in the yard, and where a water cut-off valve to the home is located (underground). A long pole with a special end is inserted into the curb stop to turn off/on the water.

Other Words for Box

Box Verb Synonyms: crate, encase, package
Box Noun Synonyms: case, receptacle, crate, carton, container, casket, coffer, caddy, chest
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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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Stop

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Stop: A save; as a verb, to make a save. MORE

Stop Basis

Business / Finance / Stop Basis: Running out of inventory. MORE

Split Mailbox

Technology / Email / Split Mailbox: A method of forwarding your @mit.edu email to another email account while having a copy still sent to your MIT (Athena) account. MORE

Show Stopper

Business / Finance / Show Stopper: Used in the context of general equities. Customer who has not placed a firm order to buy stock but has requested that the salesperson propose available stock for sale or purchase, along with the askin MORE

Set-Top Box (STB)

Technology / Television (TV) / Set-Top Box (STB): These receivers (named because they typically sit on top of a television set) convert and display broadcasts from one frequency or type – analog cable, digital cable, or digital television – to a MORE

Shortstop

Entertainment / Baseball / Shortstop: Defensive player positioned between second and third bases. MORE

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