arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage(noun)
the state of inactivity following an interruption
"the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
hitch, verification, enlistment, limp, full stop, apprehension, hindrance, halt, impediment, chip, tab, interference, handicap, arrest, tick, check-out procedure, occlusion, confirmation, point, freeze, check mark, pinch, cheque, block, tour of duty, stop consonant, baulk, term of enlistment, diaphragm, checkout, taking into custody, duty tour, hinderance, hobble, blockage, curb, chit, stop, layover, rub, occlusive, plosive, collar, plosive speech sound, period, substantiation, stay, hang-up, tour, deterrent, encumbrance, catch, balk, stopover, plosive consonant, preventive, incumbrance, bank check, full point, preventative, snag, assay, bridle, closure, check
blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage(noun)
an obstruction in a pipe or tube
"we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
hitch, cube, blocking, full stop, layover, cloture, law of closure, halt, plosive, gag law, diaphragm, pulley-block, pulley, arrest, closing, point, closedown, plosive speech sound, occlusion, cylinder block, check, occluded front, obstruction, mental block, engine block, full point, block, blockage, stop consonant, stopover, shutdown, stop, occlusive, city block, auction block, resolution, period, stay, pulley block, catch, plosive consonant, gag rule, closure, settlement
the act of stopping something
"the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
plosive, period, stay, diaphragm, stop consonant, plosive speech sound, hitch, stopover, full point, full stop, catch, check, blockage, plosive consonant, occlusion, block, halt, layover, stop, occlusive, arrest, point, closure
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The forced stoppage of all the mines at Talcher has resulted in a cumulative loss of 842,000 tonnes of coal production.
Our government will review all available options to end any work-stoppage expediently, up to and including the introduction of legislation in Parliament.
It is premature at this stage of the discussions to speculate about the possibility of a work stoppage, although there are a number of issues that still need to be resolved, that is true of every CBA negotiation and we are committed to continued negotiations.
There are a couple of dozen industrial plants which are insuring their property, (potential) losses from stoppage in production, cargoes, liability etc.
It doesn't seem like you're living a life, it's almost like you're travelling on a train with the destination unknown. You're sitting on a seat near the window looking outside, imagining how things are there outside, how is it like to live in the houses that you pass by. And when you’re busy noticing the outside, you at times do not pay heed to your surroundings inside the coach. And thus some passengers who got down at a station midway fail to capture your interest, or maybe it is because of your deviation of interest towards the outside. While at other stops new people get up, and you like their company, you share and you laugh. But sooner or later they get down. Because it's your journey, you're the traveler and they just accompany you for some distances. And then, maybe when you reach your destination there will still be passengers in the train, passengers you've mingled with or passengers you hate, people who were there since the train had started or people who got in just before the last stoppage, and like it or not, they will get off the train with you, at your destination which also proved to be there destination.
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