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stoop2 a large step or small porch at the entrance to a home, often reached by a short flight of steps.
stoop3 variant of stoup.
stoop labor work having to be done in a bent or crouched position, as some gardening and harvesting.
stop to halt or cause to halt. [18 definitions]
stop by to come for a brief visit, usually without advance planning or arrangement.
stopcock a valve regulating the flow of fluid through a pipe; faucet.
stope an excavation in the form of steps made when ore is mined from steep or vertical veins. [2 definitions]
stopgap a temporary substitute or solution to a problem; makeshift. [2 definitions]
stop in come to a place for a short time, often for a particular purpose; visit.
stoplight a traffic light or signal. [2 definitions]
stopover a pause or short stay in the course of a journey.
stop over to stop briefly before traveling further.
stoppage the act of stopping or state of being stopped.
stopper a device that blocks an opening, esp. to prevent leakage of liquid; plug. [2 definitions]
stopple a stopper or plug, as for a bottle. [2 definitions]
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.
stopwatch a watch that can be stopped and started instantly.
storable capable of remaining fresh or useful during long periods in storage. [2 definitions]
storage the act of storing or state of being stored. [4 definitions]
storage battery a group of two or more storage cells.