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showstopper

A hardware or (especially) software bug that makes an implementation effectively unusable; one that absolutely has to be fixed before development can go on. Opposite in connotation from its original theatrical use, which refers to something stunningly *good*.
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Actor Yami Gautam, meanwhile, was the showstopper for Nazranna by Rio Tinto.
Showstopper in April is a regular event and each year they sample other competitions for the second slot, seeking out competitions with qualified judges and an age-appropriate sensibility.
She was the showstopper for designer Shruti Sancheti, whose collection was defined by deep tones and tie- and- dye styles.
Model turned actress, Mugdha Godse, walked as a showstopper for the designers.
Following are Southwire Company, LLC's NECA Showstopper product winners:
Fashion purists take the line that it takes away from what are supposed to be the real showstoppers, the designer creations.
So Showstopper was more important to us than our booth in the fair during the exhibition," said Sebastien de la Bastie, managing director, invoxia.
Mamta walked in with aplomb expecting applause, as befits a showstopper.
Starring Faune Chambers (Bring it On Again, White Chicks, Breakin' All the Rules), Tamala Jones (Head of State, Nora's Hair Salon) and Clifton Powell (Ray, The Gospel), Showstoppers features nonstop music, explosive energy and unbeatable dance numbers.
The companies renewed their exclusive partnership for ShowStoppers events at IFA 2016, 2017 and 2018.
In a thrilling final, ShowStoppers came back from a goal down to beat Marina FC 3-1 and take the coveted trophy.