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Another word for stoppage

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Noun
  1. The act of stopping

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  2. The condition of being stopped

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  3. A cessation of normal activity, caused by an accident or strike, for example

      1. A connection, relation, or involvement, as between businesses; specif., merger
      2. A temporary interruption or cessation of a normal activity
      3. A temporary stoppage or interruption of work, production, traffic, service, etc.
      1. A crush or congestion of people or things in a limited space:
      2. A group of persons or things so close together as to jam a passageway, etc.
      3. (Informal) jam session
      1. The act or process of preventing a thing from moving.
      2. (Soil science) The process in which organic soil matter is decomposed and absorbed by microorganisms, and thus not available to plants.
      1. On a smaller scale: the situation in which cars enter a signal-controlled intersection too late during the green light cycle, and are unable to clear the intersection (due to congestion in the next block) when the light turns red, thus blocking the cross traffic when it's their turn to go. Repeated at enough intersections, this phenomenon can lead to citywide gridlock.
      2. A traffic jam in which no vehicular movement is possible, especially one caused by the blockage of key intersections within a grid of streets.
      3. A traffic jam, as at an intersection, in which no vehicle can move in any direction
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    continue