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 to create an illusion of sudden appearance or disappearance of persons or objects.
freeze frame (def 1).
noun 1. stopover.
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 stop-loss order
noun 1. a temporary withdrawal from school or a delay in the pursuit of one’s education. 2. a student who withdraws from school temporarily.
noun 1. a brief stop in the course of a journey, as to eat, sleep, or visit friends. 2. such a stop made with the privilege of proceeding later on the ticket originally issued. noun 1. a stopping place on a journey verb 2. (intransitive, adverb) to make a stopover