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Stope

n.1.(Mining) A horizontal working forming one of a series, the working faces of which present the appearance of a flight of steps.
v. t.1.(Mining) To excavate in the form of stopes.
[imp. & p. p. Stoped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Stoping.]
p. p.1.Stepped; gone; advanced.
A poor widow, somedeal stope in age.
- Chaucer.
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stop bit
stop consonant
stop dead
Stop motion
stop number
Stop order
stop over
stop payment
Stop plank
stop press
stop up
Stop valve
Stop watch
Stop-gap
stop-loss order
Stopcock
-- Stope --
Stopes
stopgap
Stoping
Stopless
stoplight
stopo watch
Stopover
stoppable
Stoppage
Stoppage in transitu
Stoppard
Stopped
stopped up
stopped-up
Stopper
Stopper bolt
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