car stop

car stop

[′kär ‚stäp]
(engineering)
An appliance used to arrest the movement of a mine or railroad car.
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Where else in the world would a Prime Minister's car stop for a normal citizen?
During chase they crossed the Kyrgyz state border illegally and fired shots into the air in order to make the car stop, the Ministry of Interior said.
A 26-KILO haul of what is believed to be amphetamines were discovered in a car after a routine car stop and search.
The company intends to recreate the original color of the Victorian-style structure built in 1909 as a cable car stop and entrance to an underground restroom.
15pm on Saturday, when she heard a car stop behind her.
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Similarly, all car stops must be proceeded by an actual traffic violation.
The figure's speed is determined by the speed of the car and when the car stops at red lights; the figure sits or lies down and relaxes.
Once the car stops, officers can close in on the location and track down the suspect.