What is stop up?

  • (verb): Fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug.
    Example: "Stop up the leak"
    Synonyms: plug, secure

Some articles on stop:

Stop - Other Uses
... Bus stop Door stop Full stop, a punctuation mark STOP, used to replace the symbol in telegraphs, as Morse code has no method to produce it ... Petzl Stop, a descender used in caving ... a food safety organization Secure Trusted Operating Program, a computer operating system Stop, a font designed by Aldo Novarese Stop consonant, a concept in linguistics ...
Bar-tailed Godwit - Migrations
... shown in 2007 to undertake the longest non-stop flight of any bird ... This was the longest known non-stop flight of any bird ... At least three other Bar-tailed Godwits also appear to have reached the Yellow Sea after non-stop flights from New Zealand." One specific female of the flock ...
Full Stop - Use in Telegrams
... The term STOP was used in telegrams in place of the full stop ... The end of a sentence would be marked by STOP, because punctuation cost extra ...
Double Stop
... In music, a double stop is the act of playing two notes simultaneously on a melodic percussion instrument (like a marimba) or stringed instrument (for example, a violin or a guitar) ... In performing a double stop, two separate strings are depressed ("stopped") by the fingers, and bowed or plucked simultaneously (without a string change) ... A triple stop is the same technique applied to three strings a quadruple stop applies to four strings ...
Italian Phonology - Phonotactics - Onset
... CC /s/ + any voiceless stop or /f/ ... spavento ('fright') /z/ + any voiced stop, /v/, /d͡ʒ/, /m/, /n/, /l/, or /r/ ... srotolare ('unroll') /f/, /v/, or any stop + /r/ ...

Famous quotes containing the words stop up and/or stop:

    Make thick my blood,
    Stop up th’ access and passage to remorse,
    That no compunctious visitings of nature
    Shake my fell purpose.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Stop up your mouth like a bottle; guard your thoughts like a fort.
    Chinese proverb.

    And midway
    We meet the disappointed, returning ones, without its
    Being able to stop us in the headlong night
    Toward the nothing of the coast.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    If I can stop one heart from breaking
    I shall not live in vain:
    Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)