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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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[12] showed that NH musicians exhibited enhanced neural responses at the phoneme level for stop consonants /ba, da, and ga/, relative to nonmusicians.
The southwestern dialects of Finnish contain inflected forms where the stop consonant has weakened before a diphthong, such as *an.toi > anno 's/he gave' (cf.
Effect of relative and overall amplitude on perception of voiceless stop consonants by listeners with normal and impaired hearing.
IT IS COMMON PRACTICE in the instruction of lyric diction to use the contrast voiced /unvoiced to categorize the stop consonants of any given language.
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.g.
Stop consonants /ptkbdg/ (i.e., those exhibiting a moment of complete obstruction of airflow) are realized in distinct fashions in English and Spanish, and thus have received the most attention from investigators of heritage Spanish.
Acoustic analysis of Georgian stop consonants and stop clusters (Ph.D.