Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In playing musical instruments, noting the effect produced by stopping in any of the senses described under stop, transitive verb, 10.
- In an organ, having the upper end plugged: said of a pipe: opposed to open. The tone produced by a stopped pipe is an octave lower than that produced by an open pipe of the same length.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of stop.
- adj. of a vehicle Not moving, but not properly parked or berthed; said also of the occupants of such a vehicle.
- adj. more generally In the state resulting from having stopped.
- adj. Having a stop; being closed at one end.
- adj. of a plant In a well-pruned state.
- adj. phonetics Made by complete closure of the organs in the mouth; said of certain consonants such as b, d, p, and t.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Phonetics) Made by complete closure of the mouth organs; shut; -- said of certain consonants (
p, b, t, d, etc.).
- adj. (of a nose) blocked
- From stop + -ed. In some senses, the adjective follows from the verb; in others, it may derive directly from the noun stop. (Wiktionary)
“Months ago I stopped acting like I thought you innocent and you stopped thinking up places for me to go and investigate ridiculous allegations and "evidence.”
“After which her label stopped sending her to radio interviews.”
“My first instinct was to throw my arms around his waist in thanksgiving, but something in his expression stopped me.”
“I screamed again, flitting back and forth along the fence in search of a way in, but before his name stopped echoing down the street, the leech mutated from pink to red, a rapid discoloration that reminded me of how the lure in the administration window had changed.”
“They have a stopper, or what I call a stopped, which is a red, yellow and green top.”
““What—” She started to ask him what difference it would make, but something in his expression stopped her.”
“The phrase stopped him, and his eyes filled with shining tears as he turned them skyward.”
“Musical tastes changed, and the label stopped making new recordings in 1979.”
“And it's no wonder you idolize the likes of Justice (his title stopped being "judge" when he was confirmed to the Court) Alito because your lack of respect for what America TRULY stands for and your lack of intellect and restraint appear to go hand in hand.”
“After the Communist Party lost its power in the 1989 [[Velvet Revolution]], official use of the term stopped and historians began to discuss the events.”
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