• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stop-over a brief visit.
    • a Stop-over Permitting one to stop over; as, a stop-over check or ticket. See To stop over, under Stop v. i.
    • Stop-over the act or privilege of stopping over; stopping at a station or airport beyond the time of the departure of the train or airplane on which one came, with the purpose of continuing one's journey on a subsequent train or airplane; the temporary interruption of one's journey.
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  • Lord Byron
    “Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.”
  • Wayne Dyer
    “Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.”


In literature:

But he stopped short, and looked back over his shoulder.
"The Great Hunger" by Johan Bojer
When the lecture was over they stopped at General von Versen's for a ball, arriving at home about two in the morning.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
On a little knob just over a sudden turn in the road Crump stopped, and looking sharply about him, laid his gun down.
"The Last Stetson" by John Fox Jr.
We stopped over one day with them, to rest, and two of them concluded to go with us.
"Andersonville, complete" by John McElroy
Peter stopped so suddenly that he all but fell heels over head.
"The Burgess Bird Book for Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
He stopped to think, looking over the past with anxious eyes.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 8 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
He stopped to think, looking over the past with anxious eyes.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
When all is over, I will continue the journey to London, without stopping on the road night or day.
"Jezebel's Daughter" by Wilkie Collins
Now go on over to Flat Rock and stop a-wasting me and my honey-bird's time with your chavering.
"The Road to Providence" by Maria Thompson Daviess
By what strange whim was it that she was stopped over the city of Paris?
"Rubur the Conqueror" by Jules Verne

In poetry:

When the wind stops and, over the heavens,
The clouds go, nevertheless,
In their direction.
"The Death of a Soldier" by Wallace Stevens
The star stopped over Bethlehem.
A new baby was there.
"It is King Jesus!" they cried.
They gave him wonderful gifts.
"The Wise Men Seek the King" by Doris Clore Demaree
But the men are requested to stop over night,
That the will of the Lord he may learn;
And then if by Him he's permitted to go,
He'll accompany them on their return.
""" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
Her shadow crept up the convent wall
As she swiftly left it, over all
The garden lay the level glow
Of a moon coming up, very big and slow.
The gravel glistened.
She stopped and listened.
"The Book Of Hours Of Sister Clotilde" by Amy Lowell
There's a grey fog over Dublin of the curses,
It blinds my eyes, mavrone, and stops my breath;
And I travel slow that once could run the swiftest,
And I fear ere I meet Mauryeen I'll meet Death.
"The Connaughtman Returning" by Nora Jane Hopper Chesson
We're in a little yard; no thing to stop
Our flight to freedom but a fence. "Now, jump!"
I grabs 'is rev'rince, 'eaves 'im to the top,
An' bungs me own frame over with a bump.
"Dam!" sez the parson - or it sounded so -
But I dunno.
"'Ave a 'eart!" by C J Dennis

In news:

Over the weekend, DNC officials and their allies stopped in Madison, Wisc.
Stopping the US from going over the fiscal cliff, however, looms foremost for Obama.
A four-year-old boy from Newton is this year's first confirmed case of tularemia on the Vineyard, but state and Island health officials stopped far short of sounding an alarm this week over a new outbreak of the rare bacterial infection.
The Arcata Tigers have become known for their non-stop, high-scoring offense over the course of the 2012 season.
Deficit reduction duo Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles on whether Congress and the White House will stop the country from going over the "fiscal cliff" on January 1.
Gov John Kasich will announce his proposal for the Ohio Turnpike later this week, unveiling the details over two days during stops throughout the state.
0A Leelanau County woman was pulled over for speeding last week, but she was surprised to learn it was not a state trooper or sheriff's deputy that stopped her.
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He dragged himself four miles over three days before a motorist stopped to help him.
M thumbing through the TV channels over the weekend and I stopped on C-SPAN.
The Canadian national mint will stop producing the one-cent coin over the next six months, and businesses have been asked to return pennies to be melted down.
Cop Fired Over Traffic Stop.
After Phoebe 's suicide was linked to bullying at South Hadley High School, her parents brought a complaint with the Massachusetts Committee Against Discrimination over the school's failure to stop the harassment.
He would stand over a putt , start to go and then stop, because he couldn't pull the trigger.
A police officer pulled the quarterback over about 12:55 am after seeing a car run a stop sign, said Sgt Pedro Criado.

In science:

We de fine a strong uniform time for the shuffle, i.e., a stopping time T with the property that, given T = t, the t has the uniform distribution over Sn .
Shuffling by semi-random transpositions
This condition implies that also H g σ ∈ L with uniformity of convergence in the definition (1) over all stopping times σ and nonnegative functions g .
The probability of exceeding a high boundary on a random time interval for a heavy-tailed random walk
Nor, as may be deduced from the results of the present paper, does the result (8) hold with uniformity even over all finite stopping times σ .
The probability of exceeding a high boundary on a random time interval for a heavy-tailed random walk
Given any stopping time ϕ such that Eϕ < ∞, the result (3) holds uniformly over al l σ ∈ Tϕ and al l g ∈ G0 . (ii) Suppose that F ∈ S ∗ .
The probability of exceeding a high boundary on a random time interval for a heavy-tailed random walk
The second possibility is to stop the UrQMD calculation at tstart and to average over many events at this time.
Eccentricity fluctuations in an integrated hybrid approach: Influence on elliptic flow