stopped

/stɒpt/ (say stopt)

adjective
1. halted or checked.
2. closed, filled up, or obstructed.
3. Music
a. having the upper end plugged or closed, as an organ pipe.
b. acted upon by stopping, as a string.
c. produced by the stopping of a string, etc.
d. having the bell stopped by the inserted hand, as in a French horn, to lower the pitch or to muffle the sound.
4. Phonetics involving stop articulation.
{stop + -p- + -ed2}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Stopped — Stopped, a. (Phonetics) Made by complete closure of the mouth organs; shut; said of certain consonants (p, b, t, d, etc.). H. Sweet. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stopped — stopped; un·stopped; …   English syllables

  • stopped — index arrested (checked), broken (interrupted) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stopped-up — index blind (impassable) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stopped — adjective (of a nose) blocked a stopped (or stopped up) nose • Syn: ↑stopped up, ↑stopped up • Similar to: ↑obstructed …   Useful english dictionary

  • stopped up — adjective (of a nose) blocked a stopped (or stopped up) nose • Syn: ↑stopped, ↑stopped up • Similar to: ↑obstructed …   Useful english dictionary

  • stopped-up — adjective 1. having narrow opening filled • Syn: ↑chinked • Similar to: ↑caulked 2. (of a nose) blocked a stopped (or stopped up) nose • Syn: ↑stopped, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stopped — Stop Stop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stopped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stopping}.] [OE. stoppen, AS. stoppian (in comp.); akin to LG. & D. stoppen, G. stopfen, Icel. stoppa, Sw. stoppa, Dan. stoppe; all probably fr. LL. stopare, stupare, fr. L. stuppa the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stopped — adjective a) Not moving, but not properly parked or berthed; We were stopped for more than three hours! b) In the state resulting from having stopped. They passed a stopped car on the side of the road, but realized there was nothing they could do …   Wiktionary

  • stopped — Guaranteed a specific price on the customer s working order while the dealer tries to obtain a better one. Stopped against one s self involves a customer order and a firm s own account, not two customers. One can cancel an order even after being… …   Financial and business terms

  • stopped — Synonyms and related words: accented, alveolar, apical, apico alveolar, apico dental, arrested, articulated, assimilated, back, backward, barytone, behindhand, belated, bilabial, blocked, bound, broad, cacuminal, central, cerebral, checked,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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