Examples of stoppage in a Sentence
The penalty caused a stoppage in play.
There have been more than 10 minutes in stoppages.
10 minutes of stoppage time
Recent Examples of stoppage from the Web
The stoppages are also hurting the reputation of inland waterways as the best way to move bulky things around.
The final play before the stoppage was an incomplete pass from Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott to receiver Dez Bryant.
Prices have also been boosted by stoppages at pipelines in the U.K. and Libya.
West Ham boss David Moyes was left frustrated after his side gave away a Callum Wilson stoppage-time equaliser, which cancelled out what looked to be a monumental Marko Arnautovic winner.
Pilots and ground crew in Italy were due to take action first with a four-hour strike later on Friday, to be followed by a 24-hour stoppage by pilots in Ireland and Portugal on Dec. 20.
Freeman continues to play, and there is no injury stoppage.
Barcelona put the cherry on top of their comfortable win over Madrid when Aleix Vidal added a third Barcelona goal in secend-half stoppage time.
The Buckeyes came out a little sloppy after the unexpected stoppage, and saw their lead get cut down to nine.
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First Known Use of stoppage
arrest, arrestment, cease, cessation, check, close, closedown, closure, conclusion, cutoff, discontinuance, discontinuation, end, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, offset, shutdown, shutoff, stay, stop, surcease, termination;
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