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bus stop a place along a bus route where the bus will stop to let people get on or off the bus.
double-stop to produce two notes simultaneously on a stringed instrument, such as the violin, by drawing the bow across two strings at once. [2 definitions]
f-stop for a camera lens, an aperture setting corresponding to an f-number. [2 definitions]
flag stop a place where a commercial passenger vehicle stops only if signaled, or stops to let off passengers.
full stop a punctuation mark (.) used to indicate the end of a sentence or abbreviation.
glottal stop a speech sound made by momentarily closing the glottis and then abruptly releasing it.
pit stop time out from a race for a car to refuel or be serviced at the pit area.
reed stop a set of organ pipes operated by a single stop or knob.
stop in come to a place for a short time; visit.
stop over to make a brief stop before traveling further.
stop street a street having one or more intersections at which vehicles must come to a complete stop before continuing through the intersection.
stop-time in jazz, a technique wherein the rhythm instrumentalists stop playing to allow a soloist to continue for a time.
truck stop a business along a highway usu. consisting of a restaurant and gas station, and having truck drivers as its main customers.
whistle stop a small insignificant town, esp. along a railroad line. [2 definitions]
whistle-stop to carry on a political campaign, theatrical tour, or the like by making short appearances or speeches, as in a number of small towns.