Associations to the word «Stoppage»

Wiktionary

STOPPAGE, noun. A pause or halt of some activity.
STOPPAGE, noun. Something that forms an obstacle to continued activity, a blockage.
STOPPAGE TIME, noun. (UK) (sports) injury time

Dictionary definition

STOPPAGE, noun. The state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat".
STOPPAGE, noun. An obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe".
STOPPAGE, noun. The act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche