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Noun stoppage has 3 senses
- arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage - the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
--1 is a kind of inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
--1 has particulars: countercheck; logjam
- blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage - an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
--2 is a kind of obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta
--2 has particulars:
- stop, stoppage - the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
--3 is a kind of act, human action, human activity
--3 has particulars: