stopping

Primary Meanings of stopping

1.
n
fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
2.
n
the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch
Full Definitions of stopping
1

n fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members

Synonyms:
fillet
Type of:
fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast
restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
2

n the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch

“the violinist's stopping was excellent”
Types:
double stopping
stopping two strings and producing two notes at the same time
Type of:
playing
the act of playing a musical instrument

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