Stopes



noun
1.
Marie Carmichael, 1880–1958, English scientist and birth control advocate.
noun
1.
any excavation made in a mine, especially from a steeply inclined vein, to remove the ore that has been rendered accessible by the shafts and drifts.
verb (used with or without object), stoped, stoping.
2.
to mine or work by stopes.
noun
1.
Marie Carmichael. 1880–1958, English pioneer of birth control, who established the first birth-control clinic in Britain (1921)
noun
1.
a steplike excavation made in a mine to extract ore
verb
2.
to mine (ore, etc) by cutting stopes

Stopes (stōps), Marie Carmichael. 1880-1958.

British social reformer who opened England’s first birth control clinic (1924) in London and later promoted family planning in east Asia.

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