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(adverb) to reduce the size of the aperture of (a camera lens)
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Words nearby stop down
stop chorus, stop clause, stopcock, stop codon, stop cold, stop down, stope, stoper, Stopes, stop-frame, stopgap
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How to use stop down in a sentence
I would far sooner stop down here with your father, and only go away with him when he can get off.Arundel|Edward Frederic Benson
I'll stop down the harpoon so you can't drive it more than an inch beyond the hide, and the 'gator will never know he's hurt.Dick in the Everglades|A. W. Dimock
Then without uncovering the head proceed to slowly stop down until you can only just see the image all over the plate.The Barnet Book of Photography|Various
I shall stop down here a day or two more and do another sketch after you have gone.Thorley Weir|E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
I added: "And as I go out, I'll stop down-stairs and have some one come up and stay with you."The Haunted Pajamas|Francis Perry Elliott