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Stop

1. An order to a broker to buy or sell a security at the best available price once a certain, stated price is reached. Suppose that price is $50. A stop order remains inactive until that security begins trading at $50, at which point the broker may fill the order at best price he/she is able to find. See also: Stop-limit order, Stop-loss order.

2. An order by the SEC to stop a new issue from taking place because of an omission or inaccuracy on its filing statement. See also: Deficiency letter.
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Within K-12 education, the stopgap bills have cut $18 million for Teach for America and $40 million for arts in education programs.
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The stopgap funding will likely only buoy the program until May, at which point "some states may begin to run out of funds and may be forced to reduce enrollment, curtail benefits, increase patient fees, or reduce provider payments," Dr.
Although the Ski Up & Go variants--Mixed Berry and Banana & Honey--sound very similar to the Stopgap trio of Berry Mix, Tropical and Honey & Banana, Nestle insists that they are very different, with lower fat and higher fruit content.
Meeting in the parish hall, which holds the same number of people--about 200--as the church did, is "a stopgap measure, for sure," said Mr.
Microsoft, not wanting anyone to steal its thunder in the desktop arena, recently released a plug-in for Internet Explorer, but that is only a stopgap until the long-awaited new operating system, Longhorn, comes along, with full search features.
With b-sides, live tracks and cover versions compiled onto two CDs, newcomers will find this stopgap a fascinating glimpse of the band; especially their great lost single, I Want an Alien for Christmas.
On paper, even stopgap measures could release hundreds of millions of dollars in grants, loans, and specific programs that could benefit nursing homes.
Perhaps there could be a stopgap period such as a year (or less if the researcher and the journal, if any, agreed), after which a summary of the results, provided by the researchers to the NIH as part of their grant report, would appear on PubMed if a published paper were not available.
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Don't rely on a stopgap firewall such as Windows Internet Connection Firewall (ICF), which lacks the flexibility to configure it program-by-program and request-by-request.
These stopgap measures allow us to defer addressing the issue of whether health care is a right or privilege.