Origin of stoppage
Related Words for stoppageclosure, interruption, layoff, blockage, shutdown, cutoff, walkout, lockout, down, standstill, obstruction, discontinuance, occlusion, downtime, deduction, arrest, abeyance, hindrance, stopping, close
Examples from the Web for stoppage
Contemporary Examples of stoppage
The stoppage was observed by 140 union members, according to the Daily Telegraph including gardeners, waiters, cooks and valets.Engulfed by Scandal, Could The Spanish Royal Family Fall?
April 4, 2013
Historical Examples of stoppage
I had seen the flying-belt thrown from the machine and the stoppage of the engine.The Underdog
F. Hopkinson Smith
Cornell, it is stated, injured his machine to furnish an excuse for the stoppage of the work.Heroes of the Telegraph
They had their aim disarranged by the sudden jolt and stoppage of the car.Louisiana Lou
William West Winter
He must have noticed the stoppage, but he came straight on until he joined the group.A Waif of the Mountains
Edward S. Ellis
How sublime was the stoppage of a mail as the index of rebellion.