HyperDic: stopping

English > 2 senses of the word stopping:
NOUNartifactstopping, filletfastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
actstoppingthe kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch
stopping > pronunciation
Soundsstaa'pihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > stopping: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningfastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members.
Synonymfillet
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Spanishfilete
Catalanfilet, rosca
English > stopping: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch.
Example"the violinist's stopping was excellent"
Narrowerdouble stoppingstopping two strings and producing two notes at the same time
BroaderplayingThe act of playing a musical instrument

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