(of a pipe or tube, esp an organ pipe) closed at one end and thus sounding an octave lower than an open pipe of the same length
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How to use stopped in a sentence
Because they stopped and I thought, “OK, that makes sense,” and then all of a sudden I saw another issue!Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness | Marlow Stern | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
His wife passed away and they had kids, and he wanted to focus on being a dad so he just stopped to raise his kids.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness | Marlow Stern | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the wake of this turmoil, the New York Post reported that the police had stopped policing.
He stopped at one point to ask someone directions to a particular housing development.
My younger, straighter-than-an-arrow son was stopped and arrested in two separate jurisdictions a few years ago.
A gentleman got out of a carriage before it stopped, and fell between the rail and the platform.Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
Suddenly she stopped laughing, and said in a low voice, "You don't happen to have a beefsteak about you, do you?"Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
The song stopped abruptly, the music died away, there was an interval of silence no one broke.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
She stopped, and turned to face him, an incredible shyness seeming to cause her to avoid his gaze.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
And Tom, aware that he winced, was also aware that something in his life congealed and stopped its normal flow.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood