a set of words automatically omitted from a computer search, concordance, or index, usu. the most frequent words, which would slow down processing or make results less satisfactory; also written stoplist
A stop list, or negative dictionary is a device used in automatic indexing to filter out words that would make poor index terms.
adjective 1. designed or planned to prevent continued loss, as a customer’s order to a broker to sell a stock if its price declines to a specific amount. adjective 1. (commerce) of or relating to an order to a broker in a commodity or security market to close an open position at a specified price […]
- Stop-loss clause
noun, Insurance. 1. a limitation on the amount of loss sustained by the insured without compensation in a given period.
- Stop-loss order
noun 1. stop order. noun 1. an order from a customer to a broker to sell a security if the market price drops below a designated level. noun 1. (stock exchange) an instruction to a broker to sell one or more shares when the price offered for them falls below a stipulated level Also called […]
noun, Movies. 1. Also called stop-action photography, stop-motion cinematography. a special effect, carried out while shooting, in which the performers stop their motion and the camera is stopped while an object or performer is added to or removed from the scene, with camera movement and action then resumed for the remainder of the scene: used […]