stop sign


  1. a traffic sign requiring a motorist to stop before continuing.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of stop sign1

First recorded in 1930–35
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Example Sentences

A pastor late for church, she said, could zip right past a stop sign.

Barnes was pulled over on April 6, 2020, for allegedly speeding and disobeying a stop sign.

It started when Dylan Rogers ran a stop sign in rural Oklahoma.

Like looking for pictures of a stop sign to complete a CAPTCHA, it’s not hard to look at a prescribed power curve versus your actual power curve and tell if it’s a pass or fail.

For the last 40 years, the rule, which is law in some countries and a guideline in others, has served as an important stop sign for embryonic research.

Suppose I have a sincere religious belief that if I stop at a stop sign, God kills a kitten.

Her accident in 1989 occurred in Washington, D.C.: either she or the other driver ran a stop sign.

He was assessed two points on his driving record for the stop sign.

I mean there is sidewalks, but not a curb, and this cab had pulled in there by the stop sign.

Suddenly at the intersection of Jefferson and Huron Streets, a long black sedan driven by a woman, failed to observe a stop sign.

They had a stop sign there and someone had had a wreck previously, I don't know, the sign was down.

He stood like some conquering hero, holding the martial stop sign with one hand.

I took a picture of a stop sign that was located down at the intersection of Patton and 10th.





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