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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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According to the traditional categorization of VOT, most stop consonants fall into three types:
The southwestern dialects of Finnish contain inflected forms where the stop consonant has weakened before a diphthong, such as *an.
Effect of relative and overall amplitude on perception of voiceless stop consonants by listeners with normal and impaired hearing.
In quality alternation, the stem of the strong grade contains a stop consonant or s, and the stem of the weak grade does not contain it, independent of the quantity of the stem variant, e.
Acoustic analysis of Georgian stop consonants and stop clusters (Ph.
Time-Frequency Energy Features for Articulator Position Inference on Stop Consonants