stopping distance

noun

Definition of stopping distance

  1. :  the distance that a driver needs in order to safely bring a vehicle to a complete stop

Word by Word Definitions

stopplay stopping
  1. :  to close by filling or obstructing

    :  to hinder or prevent the passage of

    :  to get in the way of :  be wounded or killed by

  1. :  cessation, end

    :  a pause or breaking off in speech

    :  a graduated set of organ pipes of similar design and tone quality

  1. :  serving to stop :  designed to stop

distanceplay
  1. :  discord

    :  separation (see separation 2b) in time

    :  the degree or amount of separation between two points, lines, surfaces, or objects

  1. :  to make or maintain a personal or emotional separation from :  to place or keep at a distance

    :  to leave far behind :  outstrip

  1. :  taking place via electronic media linking instructors and students who are not together in a classroom


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