Stoppage

  • 1 stoppage — [ stɔpaʒ ] n. m. • 1893; de 2. stopper ♦ Opération par laquelle on stoppe un tissu. ⇒ raccommodage. ● stoppage nom masculin (de stopper) Action de stopper un tissu. ● stoppage nom masculin …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 stoppage — stop‧page [ˈstɒpɪdʒ ǁ ˈstɑːp ] noun 1. [countable] a situation in which workers stop working for a short time as a protest: • The stoppage was called (= organized ) to protest against the cancellation of wage agreements. 2 …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Stoppage — Stop page, n. The act of stopping, or arresting progress, motion, or action; also, the state of being stopped; as, the stoppage of the circulation of the blood; the stoppage of commerce. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Stoppage — (engl., spr. ßtóppĕdsch), s. Droit de suite …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 5 stoppage — index abeyance, bar (obstruction), blockade (limitation), cessation (termination), check (bar) …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 stoppage — mid 15c., from STOP (Cf. stop) + AGE (Cf. age) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 stoppage — [n] halt, curtailment abeyance, arrest, blockage, check, close, closure, cutoff, deduction, discontinuance, down, downtime*, hindrance, interruption, layoff, lockout, obstruction, occlusion, shutdown, sit down, standstill, stopping, walkout;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 stoppage — ► NOUN 1) an instance of stopping. 2) an instance of industrial action. 3) a blockage. 4) (stoppages) Brit. deductions from wages by an employer for the payment of tax, National Insurance, etc …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 stoppage — [stäp′ij] n. 1. a stopping or being stopped 2. an obstructed condition; block …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 stoppage — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ work, workplace (BrE) ▪ 24 hour, 48 hour, etc. VERB + STOPPAGE ▪ call, call for …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 Stoppage — Le stoppage est une opération de tissage sophistiqué consistant à recontituer le tissu, le plus souvent d habillement, parfois d ameublement, ayant subi un accident : accroc, brûlure, coup de lame ou de ciseau intempestif, etc. Selon le type …

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  • 12 stoppage — UK [ˈstɒpɪdʒ] / US [ˈstɑpɪdʒ] noun Word forms stoppage : singular stoppage plural stoppages 1) [countable] a time when people stop working as a protest a 24 hour stoppage by rail workers 2) [countable/uncountable] a period of time when a game… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 stoppage — n. a work stoppage * * * [ stɒpɪdʒ] a work stoppage a work stoppage …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 stoppage — stop|page [ˈstɔpıdʒ US ˈsta:p ] n 1.) a situation in which workers stop working for a short time as a protest ▪ time lost in disputes and stoppages ▪ a work stoppage by government employees 2.) [U and C] especially BrE when something stops moving …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 stoppage — [[t]stɒ̱pɪʤ[/t]] stoppages 1) N COUNT: oft supp N When there is a stoppage, people stop working because of a disagreement with their employers. Mineworkers in the Ukraine have voted for a one day stoppage next month. Syn: strike 2) N COUNT In… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 stoppage — noun 1) the stoppage of production Syn: discontinuation, stopping, halting, cessation, termination, end, finish; interruption, suspension, breaking off Ant: start, continuation 2) …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 stoppage — /stop ij/, n. 1. an act or instance of stopping; cessation of activity: the stoppage of all work at the factory. 2. the state of being stopped: During the stoppage of bus service he drove to work. [1400 50; late ME; see STOP, AGE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 18 stoppage — / stɒpɪdʒ/ noun the act of stopping ● stoppage of payments ● Bad weather was responsible for the stoppage of deliveries. ● Deliveries will be late because of stoppages on the production line. ▪▪▪ ‘…the commission noted that in the early 1960s… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 19 stoppage — noun Date: 15th century the act of stopping ; the state of being stopped ; halt, obstruction < a stoppage in play > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 STOPPAGE — n. f. Action de stopper une étoffe ou Résultat de cette action. Le stoppage d’une étoffe …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)