stops

Definitions

  • Log-Stop and Loader
    Log-Stop and Loader
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stops a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck); a player plays the lowest card of a suit in his hand and successively higher cards are played until the sequence stops; the player who plays a card matching one in the layout wins all the chips on that card
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Stop Chamfering Stop Chamfering
why not Stop All Night why not Stop All Night
Si Almost Fainted when the Colonel Stopped 215 Si Almost Fainted when the Colonel Stopped 215
STOP THAT MAN! STOP THAT MAN STOP THAT MAN! STOP THAT MAN
Don't stop the plow to catch a mouse Don't stop the plow to catch a mouse
When she reached the door she stopped for a few moments When she reached the door she stopped for a few moments
THE FARMER STOPPED TO SEE WHAT ALL THE ROW WAS ABOUT THE FARMER STOPPED TO SEE WHAT ALL THE ROW WAS ABOUT
The Donkey Rider Stopped The Donkey Rider Stopped

Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “If you are tempted to lose patience with your fellowman; stop and think how patient God has been with you.”
  • Sylvia Plath
    Sylvia Plath
    “The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.”
  • Jean Baudrillard
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    “It only takes a politician believing in what he says for the others to stop believing him.”
  • Henry Block
    Henry Block
    “If it's good they'll stop making it.”
  • Peter Nivio Zarlenga
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    “I know that no one can really stop me but myself and that really no one can help me but myself.”
  • Oliver Cromwell
    Oliver%20Cromwell
    “He who stops being better stops being good.”

Idioms

Buck stops here - The buck stops here is used to say that this is the point where responsibility lies or the person who is responsible.
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Don't stop and kick at every dog that barks at you - (USA) If we stop to kick at every dog that barks at us we will never arrive at our destination in life, because we are obsessed with righting insignifigant wrongs that should have no more effect on us then a dog that barks as we walk by.
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Pull out all the stops - If you pull out all the stops, you do everything you possibly can to achieve the result you want.
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Stop a clock - A face that could (or would) stop a clock is very ugly indeed.
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Stop cold - To stop suddenly out of surprise.
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Stop on a dime - (USA) If something like a vehicle stops on a dime, it stops very quickly and accurately.
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Stop the music - 'Stop the music' is a way of telling people to stop everything that they're doing as something important has happened or become known.
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Whistle-stop tour - A whistle-stop tour is when someone visits a number of places quickly, not stopping for long.
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Usage

In literature:

He had stopped and watched her flitting wraith-like through the mist.
"The Gay Cockade" by Temple Bailey
All I had expected was permission to stop, and a direction as to how to find the bunk house.
"The Killer" by Stewart Edward White
The arm about her tightened, the horse stopped, and the voice went on repeating the coyote call, clearly, mournfully.
"The Heart of the Desert" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
They say the wind is blowin' bad an' that we'd better stop an' make some good weather.
"A Man for the Ages" by Irving Bacheller
The car stopped in front of a low, rambling wooden building with a yard in front.
"Maida's Little Shop" by Inez Haynes Irwin
But here he stopped, and his wife behind him stopped.
"The Way of the Wild" by F. St. Mars
Somebody stopped it, or it stopped itself, that's all.
"Ben Blair" by Will Lillibridge
He didn't stop to question what was believable and what wasn't.
"Operation Terror" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
He did not see how she could stop in time.
"Under Handicap" by Jackson Gregory
Bevis roamed up and down the grass in his excitement, gazing round for something to stop these leaks.
"Bevis" by Richard Jefferies
White Otter had gone some distance farther, when he was suddenly stopped by the shrill whinny of a horse.
"White Otter" by Elmer Russell Gregor
It was time for him to stop!
"On Guard" by Upton Sinclair
White Otter advised stopping there until daylight.
"Three Sioux Scouts" by Elmer Russell Gregor
Suddenly she stopped, folding her arms savagely.
"The Salamander" by Owen Johnson
When he reached the edge of the timber, White Otter stopped to search the plain.
"The War Trail" by Elmer Russell Gregor
She broke into a run, and without stopping to knock, dashed inside.
"The Blue Grass Seminary Girls' Vacation Adventures" by Carolyn Judson Burnett
There was neither quiver nor glow about the place where Father finally stopped of his own accord.
"Rough-Hewn" by Dorothy Canfield
At the word "dance," Mrs. Goldstein stopped sewing, and sticking her needle in her wig, got up threateningly.
"Comrade Yetta" by Albert Edwards
I doubt it will not stop with you.
"Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France" by Stanley J. Weyman
A cold wind from the Alps stopped my plan of proposing a short turn in the garden.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. IV (of VI), "Adventures In The South" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
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In poetry:

The wind through the summer woods blows cool,
So I walk with quiet pace,
But I stop a little at the pool,
And again I see your face.
"The Pool" by Alexander Anderson
'Till chaps at plough ten mile away,
So loud the music swells,
Do hear and stop their teams and say,
"There goes Long Barton bells."
"The Old Bellringer" by Cicely Fox Smith
At dawn they toiled the steep ascent;
They had scarcely reached the top
When a voice in accents stern and cold
Commanded them to stop.
"The Gallant Peter Clarke" by Anonymous Oceania
My sir, it is a well-known fact,
That the Negroes' aim is high,
And if they'll stop holding him back,
He'll reach them unless he dies.
"Ajax at the Centennial. 1897" by Frank Barbour Coffin
Now Richard never could be pleased
To stop when hunger was appeased,
But would go on to eat still more
When he had had an ample store.
"Greedy Richard" by Jane Taylor
Thy virtue, whose resistless force
No dire event could ever stay,
Must carry on its destined course
Though Death and Envy stop the way.
"An Ode - Presented To The King, On His Majesty's Arrival In Holland, After The Queen's Death" by Matthew Prior

In news:

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC and its parent company Ahold USA have donated $2.5 million to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Sandy cleanup and recovery efforts.
Stop & Shop and its parent company Ahold USA donate $2.5 million for Hurricane Sandy clean up and recovery efforts.
AMSTERDAM — Royal Ahold NV, the Dutch operator of the US Stop & Shop and Giant supermarket chains, says third quarter earnings fell sharply due to higher tax costs.
The Mission of Love in Austintown is a non-stop effort that is constantly meeting the needs of the poor and indigenous peoples around the globe.
Louis-based band Alabaster Brown spent a good deal of 2010 traveling the country, especially in the Midwest and up and down the East Coast with festival stops at Springjam at Camp Zoe in Salem, Mo.
INTERVIEWS Amanda Palmer on Where the Alchemy Starts and Selling Stops.
Banks ( Look to Windward ) pulls out all the stops in this gloriously over-the-top, state-of-the-art space opera, a Hugo nominee in its British edition.
Make more traffic stops, or else.
But sometimes even the government warning is just not enough to stop kids these days.
The criminal complaint says Brooks had to stop the bus twice because of the boy's disruptive behavior and slapped him in the face after he was told to stop spitting on other students.
The City of Homewood is hopeful some new stop signs will stop speeding in one neighborhood.
Do some people stop listening before you stop talking.
When approaching a school bus displaying a stop signal, drivers are required by law to bring their vehicle to a full stop while the bus is stopped .
In these instances, the driver isn't required to stop for the stopped school bus.
Gen Rita Aragon, stopped by the studio to talk with Linda about how stop this startling statistic.
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In science:

Our results for the stopping power are well converged with respect to the basis size and the density of points on the real and the momentum space grids . A larger basis set for the pro jectile, however, (TZDP instead of DZP ) increases the stopping power about 5% at v = 0.5 a.u., but considerably less at low velocity.
Electronic stopping power in gold: The role of d electrons and the H/He anomaly
What an ion trap apparatus can do - its degrees of freedom - are moreover conceived as entirely dependent on what its various parts can do; if the ion source stops working properly, for example, the ion trap apparatus as a whole stops working properly.
Consistent quantum mechanics admits no mereotopology
Noting that ν is a stopping time and the event Bk is measurable w.r.t the stopped σ algebra Fν ⊆ Fn , gives us E[Mν ; Bk ] ≤ E[Mn ; Bk ].
State-independent importance sampling for regularly varying random walks
This is simply a random variable which is adapted to the filtration Fr ; we use the terminology “stopping radius” by analogy with “stopping time”.
Geodesics of Random Riemannian Metrics I: Random Perturbations of Euclidean Geometry
We prefer to call such an R a “stopping radius” rather than a “stopping time,” since we already use the word “time” to refer to the parametrization of geodesics.
Geodesics of Random Riemannian Metrics I: Random Perturbations of Euclidean Geometry
This means we will need stops with masses above a few TeV to obtain a large enough one-loop radiative correction to the Higgs mass, and as a consequence, we can integrate the stops out in the calculation of the electroweak phase transition.
Electroweak Baryogenesis in R-symmetric Supersymmetry
As a result, we use the following stopping set: k1 (cid:19) ≥ S = {the first sequence s.t. (cid:18)k1 + k2 Later, we will show that the selection of such a stopping set can make the number of iterations very small.
A Universal Scheme for Transforming Binary Algorithms to Generate Random Bits from Loaded Dice
Proof As in Lemma 2.1, we use the martingale Mt = |St |2 − γ 2 t, only this time we stop it at the stopping time TN := TD(0,n) ∧ TD(0,N )c , for n ≤ |y | < N .
On Escaping, Entering, and Visiting Discs of Projections of Planar Symmetric Random Walks on the Lattice Torus
Let (Sk )k∈N be an increasing sequence of F-stopping times such that limk→+∞ Sk = S P-f.s. and for every k ∈ N the process M k obtained by stopping M in Sk is a continuous local martingale.
One-dimensional Stochastic Differential Equations with Generalized and Singular Drift
X satisfies two-way crossing (TWC) at bounded stopping times (at a.s. finite stopping times) if it satisfies two-way crossing at every bounded (a.s. finite) stopping time σ in every Fσ -measurable direction H . (i) (TWC) is a condition on the fine structure of the paths.
Simple arbitrage
X satisfies (TWC) at a.s. finite stopping times. (ii) X satisfies (TWC) at bounded stopping times. (iii) X has no 0-admissible arbitrage of the form H 1(σ,τ ] with bounded stopping times σ and τ and Fσ -measurable direction H . (iv) X has no 0-admissible simple arbitrage.
Simple arbitrage
Another direction is to employ stopping times. A martingale X with filtration Ft stopped at a stopping time τ is intuitively analogous to stopping on a sub-manifold of a manifold.
Dimension for Martingales
Algorithm 1 depicts the detailed procedure of MTO sampler, and the stopping rule (which indicates that the random walk should stop and output samples) can be any convergence monitor used in Markov Chain.
Faster Random Walks By Rewiring Online Social Networks On-The-Fly
We introduce two concepts of equivalence of random stopping times, motivated by optimal stopping problems and stopping games respectively.
Random Stopping Times in Stopping Problems and Stopping Games
Keywords: Stopping problems, stopping games, random stopping times, value, optimal stopping times, equilibrium.
Random Stopping Times in Stopping Problems and Stopping Games
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