Business / Machine Shop / Stop: A device attached to a machine tool to limit the travel of the worktable and sometimes the work head.

Other Words for Stop

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
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


Technology / Digital Cameras / F-Stop: A small, circular opening inside the lens that can change in diameter to control the amount of light reaching the camera's sensor as a picture is taken. The aperture diameter is expressed in f-stops; MORE

Stop Words

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Stop Words: Common words (ex: a, to, and, is ...) which add little relevancy to a search query, and are thus are removed from the search query prior to finding relevant search results. It is both fine and natural MORE

Jump Stop

Entertainment / Basketball / Jump Stop: Coming to a full stop by jumping off one foot and landing in a parallel or staggered stance with both feet hitting the floor at the same time. MORE


Life Style / Poetry / End-Stopped: A verse line ending at a grammatical boundary or break, such as a dash, a closing parenthesis, or punctuation such as a colon, a semi-colon, or a period. The opposite to an end-stopped line is a line MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Dystopia: (from Greek, dys topos, 'bad place') The opposite of a utopia, a dystopia is an imaginary society in fictional writing that represents, as M. H. Abrams puts it, 'a very unpleasant imaginary world in w MORE

Stride Stop

Entertainment / Basketball / Stride Stop: Coming to a full stop by landing on one foot first and then the other foot. MORE