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  • n. Plural form of showstopper.


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  • UTest said that despite of a long list of known bugs, testers only found roughly 50 total bugs, with 50 percent of them ranked as high severity; 27 percent as either low or medium severity; and 23 percent as showstoppers, which is expected since the browser is still in beta.

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  • But none of them are the kind of showstoppers opponents of the deal like U.S.

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  • Geoff Yoder, NASA's deputy astrophysics director, said the Webb underwent a major design review this spring and that the appraisal found no "showstoppers" that could kill the project, including difficulties with the shield and mirror. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Evangelists are often blind to problems with their own pet products, but they're quick to call minor issues with other products "showstoppers" and decry loudly to management that these products will ruin the company if they aren't immediately removed.

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  • "On the one hand we are directed to find sites for almost 10,000 new homes, while at the same time being advised that there are potential" showstoppers "to us being able to do so.


  • Artworks were tucked into niches throughout the hotel's white lobby—including an Anne-Julie video of a horse walking on a treadmill—and the upper hallways were dotted with showstoppers like the Yangjiang Group's drippy candle wax tree.

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  • Try as I might to lure home cooks to dishes that I think are showstoppers, the reader's hand often turns the page to others.

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  • It includes the showstoppers, including The Great Day Of His Wrath with its clouds boiling over a mountain landscape.

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  • Upstairs is where Kothari houses all her showstoppers, lavishly embellished one-of-kind pieces by the likes of renowned designer Tarun Tahiliani, who created the stunning red sari Liz Hurley wore to wed textile mogul Arun Nayar.

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  • Sunday's musical marathon promises back-to-back showstoppers (and a sprinkling of statues) as performers angle for a chapter in Grammy's history book.

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