Tom (Thomas Straussler) born 1937, British playwright, born in the Czech Republic.
Sir Tom, original name Thomas Straussler born 1937, British playwright, born in Czechoslovakia: his works include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1967), Travesties (1974), Hapgood (1988), The Invention of Love (1997), and the trilogy The Coast of Utopia (2002)
noun 1. an order by the drawer of a check to his or her bank not to pay a specified check. stop payment noun 1. an instruction to a bank by the drawer of a cheque to refuse payment on it stop payment Instruct a bank not to honor a check one has drawn, as […]
verb (used with object), stopped or (Archaic) stopt; stopping. 1. to cease from, leave off, or discontinue: to stop running. 2. to cause to cease; put an end to: to stop noise in the street. 3. to interrupt, arrest, or check (a course, proceeding, process, etc.): Stop your work just a minute. 4. to cut […]
noun 1. See under diapason (def 4). noun, Music. 1. a full, rich outpouring of melodious sound. 2. the compass of a voice or instrument. 3. a fixed standard of pitch. 4. either of two principal timbres or stops of a pipe organ, one of full, majestic tone (open diapason) and the other of strong, […]
noun 1. a person or thing that stops. 2. a plug, cork, bung, or other piece for closing a bottle, tube, drain, or the like. 3. Informal. something or someone that commands attention, as an unusual window display or a flamboyant person. 4. Cards. a card in a suit that prevents the successive taking of […]