Grounded vs Stoped - What's the difference?

grounded | stoped |

As verbs the difference between grounded and stoped

is that grounded is (ground) while stoped is (stope).

As an adjective grounded

is (aviation|of an airman) not allowed to fly.



(en adjective)
  • (aviation, of an airman) Not allowed to fly.
  • (of a person, predicative) Confined to stay inside, typically by a parent, as a punishment.
  • (of a person) Mature]], sensible with well-considered [[priority, priorities.
  • (electricity, North America) Of or pertaining to an electrical conductor which is connected to earth; earthed.
  • Verb

  • (ground)
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  • (stope)

  • stope



    (en noun)
  • A mining excavation in the form of a terrace of steps.
  • * 2006 , Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day , Vintage 2007, page 318,
  • The other smell that worked its way into your clothes, your skin, your spirit, believed here to rise by way of long-deserted drifts and stopes , from the everyday atmosphere of Hell itself.

    Derived terms

    * stope assay plan * stope board * stope fillings * stope hoist * stope pillar


  • (mining) To excavate in the form of stopes.
  • (mining) To fill in with rubbish, as a space from which the ore has been worked out.
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