Definition of Stoppings

1. Noun. (plural of stopping) ¹



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Definition of Stoppings

1. stopping [n] - See also: stopping

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stoppings

stopper
stopper knot
stopper knots
stoppered
stoppering
stoppers
stoppeth
stoppie
stoppies
stopping
stopping distance
stopping distances
stopping over
stopping point
stopping power
stoppings
stopple
stoppled
stopples
stoppling
stops
stops over
stopsign
stopsigns
stopstreet
stopt
stopwatch
stopwatches
stopword
stopwords

Literary usage of Stoppings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Coal and Metal Miners' Pocketbook of Principles, Rules, Formulas, and Tables by Thomas J. Foster (1905)
"Stoppings.—Stoppings are used to close break-throughs that have been made ... In the building of stoppings to seal off mine fires, it is important to begin ..."

2. Coal Mining in Arkansas by Alvin Arthur Steel (1910)
"The leakage througn the stoppings is largely the result of the ... Avoiding stoppings in dipping coal. The law should be modified as suggested on page 231. ..."

3. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1898)
"Where tubs, men, or animals have to pass through these cross-roads, doors replace the stoppings previously referred to. Generally two and often three sets ..."

4. A Text-book of Coal-mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others by Herbert William Hughes (1904)
"Stoppings.—When the two main roads are being driven, one for the in-take, ... These stoppings are usually built of dirt or rubbish, and a brick wall put on ..."

5. Examination Questions for Certificates of Competency as Mine Inspector, Mine (1907)
"The stoppings should be built in the mouth of the stalls so as to interfere with the main air-current as little as possible. Assuming a gaseous seam, ..."

6. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"CHERRY'S (Her Majesty's principal Veterinary Surgeon) ELASTIC Stoppings for ... The original efficacious Stoppings have the Inventor's name branded on them ..."

7. A Manual of Mining: Based on the Course of Lectures on Mining Delivered at by Magnus Colbjørn Ihlseng, Eugene Benjamin Wilson (1905)
"They may be permanent or temporary in character; they may also serve as stoppings to prevent any circulation through a given way, or as a means of ..."

8. A Manual of Mining: Based on the Course of Lectures on Mining Delivered at by Magnus Colbjørn Ihlseng, Eugene Benjamin Wilson (1905)
"... stoppings along the gangway, admitting of the passage of trains of cars. The Means for Deflecting the Current.—These are of seven varieties: Stoppings ..."

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