elevation stop

elevation stop

[‚el·ə′vā·shən ‚stäp]
(engineering)
Structural unit in a gun or other equipment that prevents it from being elevated or depressed beyond certain fixed limits.
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Also growing at this high elevation stop were pink flowered Melastomes, related to Tibouchinas that are commonly grown in Australian gardens, as well as a very attractive upright sagitate Anthurium with heavily textured leaves.