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British Dictionary definitions for stop-work

stop-work

stop-work meeting

noun
  1. mainly Australian a temporary cessation of work as a form of protest
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  • To prevent the straining of the spring, a little contrivance called the stop-work is introduced.

    Time and Time-Tellers

    James W. Benson