As a noun shutdown
is the action of stopping operations; a closing, of a computer, business, event, etc.
As a verb stoped is
The action of stopping operations; a closing, of a computer, business, event, etc.
A statement, insult, etc. that prevents the opponent from replying further.
- You need to enter your password at startup, but it's not required at shutdown .
- When he insulted me, my reply was such a shutdown he ceased his insults.
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.
* 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.