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stopping off

[′stäp·iŋ ′ȯf]
(metallurgy)
Local deposition of a protective coating, such as copper or fireclay, to prevent carburization, decarburization, or nitriding during heat treatment.
Filling up a portion of the mold cavity to keep out molten metal.
Applying a nonconducting layer to avoid electrodeposition in certain areas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He travels from the most northerly tip of the UK to the south, stopping off at the numerous islands that litter the coastline along the way.