/ (stɒpt) /

  1. (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

Words Nearby stopped

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How to use stopped in a sentence

  • 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