a state of cessation of movement or action; halt; stop:
The ball rolled to a standstill.
a complete cessation of movement; stop; halt: the car came to a standstill
standstill stand·still (stānd’stĭl’)
Complete cessation of activity or progress.
see: come to a halt (standstill)
- Standstill agreement
noun 1. an agreement that preserves the status quo, esp one between two countries when one country cannot pay its debts to the other that a certain fixed extension of time will be given to repay the debts
- Stand still for
sitrep stand around with one’s finger up one’s ass stand still for see: hold still for
- Stand tall
noun 1. harsh treatment or criticism: All the gaff he took never made him bitter. Idioms 2. stand / take the gaff, Slang. to weather hardship or strain; endure patiently. noun 1. (angling) a stiff pole with a stout prong or hook attached for landing large fish 2. (nautical) a boom hoisted aft of a […]